The bodies of two minor sisters aged 15 and 17 years were found hanging from a tree on Wednesday evening under Nighasan police station area of Lakhimpur Kheri district. The families of the girls have alleged rape and murder. Along with this, angry villagers protested at Nighasan intersection, a few kilometers away from the village. The police have now registered a case of rape and murder in this case under the Pocso Act. Four accused in the case have been taken into custody, who are being interrogated.
Police took four accused into custody, interrogation continues
Arun Kumar Singh, Additional SP, Lakhimpur Kheri, told in the case of two girls hanging from the tree that, 'Four accused in the case have been taken into custody, who are being interrogated.' Lucknow range IG Laxmi Singh, who reached the spot in the investigation of the case, told that, the bodies of two girls were found hanging from a tree in the field outside a village in Lakhimpur Kheri. No injuries were found on the bodies. Other things will be known after the postmortem. We will try to expedite the investigation.
Panel of three doctors will do post-mortem today
Two real sisters were abducted on Wednesday from Tamolin Purwa village of Nighasan police station area of Lakhimpur Kheri. After some time, the bodies of both were found hanging from a tree in the sugarcane field. After the body of the teenage girls was found, there was outrage among the people of the area. In the matter, along with the family members, people started dharna-demonstration. Seeing the urgency of the occasion, ADG Law and Order Prashant Singh sent IG Laxmi Singh to the spot and tried to convince the family members. Today a panel of three doctors will conduct the post-mortem of the bodies of both the sisters, only after which the exact cause of the murder will be known.
Videography of post-mortem will be done
According to the information received, one of the deceased sisters was a student of class 10 and the other class 7. After the abduction, the family members have accused the daughters of rape and murder. They say that both the sisters were kidnapped by the bike riders. Seeing the seriousness of the matter, ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar took immediate cognizance of the incident, and sent the officers to Lakhimpur for investigation. Prashant Kumar said that, at present, the post-mortem of the dead bodies is being done. Videography of the post-mortem is being done.
It is being told that both the girls were cutting fodder outside their house with a fodder machine. Then three youths from the neighboring village came on a motor cycle and forced both the sisters to sit on the bike and fled. The mother of both the teenagers claims that she used to take the youths to the daughters. An hour later, the bodies of both were found hanging from the tree.