3-year-old girl raped, murdered; suspect identified in Surat

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SURAT: A three-year-old girl, who had been reported missing, was found dead a day later in Limbayat area of the city on Monday. She was subjected to brutal sexual assault and then murdered by the culprit, who is yet to be arrested by the police. The body of the girl, daughter of a migrant labourer, was found from ground floor of the same building where she lived with her parents on first floor. Several police teams began a search for the girl after her parents filed a missing-person report. A…

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Woman ends life under train along with 2 children

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SURAT: A 40-year-old woman ended her life along with her two children under a moving train on the railway tracks near Udhna railway station of the city on Monday. However, the woman’s eldest child, a 15-year-old girl, got up from the railway tracks just before the train’s arrival and survived. Police investigation revealed that the woman took the extreme step due to frequent quarrels with her husband, who had recently lost his job in a unit. Aasha Patil, her daughter Deepali, 13, and son Manish, 11, died after they were…

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Police step up vigil in Surat after minor girl’s rape, murder

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AHMEDABAD: Police have stepped up vigil in Gujarat’s Surat district in the wake of tension following a minor girl’s rape and murder, for which a migrant from Bihar has been named as the main suspect, a senior official said Wednesday. The body of the three-and-a-half-year-old girl, who had gone missing, was found Monday in a locked house in the same building where she lived in Surat city. The migrant labourer has been named as the main suspect by police in the case, Surat police commissioner Satish Sharma told PTI. The…

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Gujarat: Woman cooks-up gangrape story after staying a night away from home

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SURAT: A 28-year-old woman fabricated story of gangrape by four men after staying out of home for around 21 hours. Fearing that the family would raise doubt about her character the woman cooked-up the story, police investigation revealed. After repeated tussle with her husband due to financial crisis, the women left home but returned a day later. Already facing backlash due to series of rapes with minor cops were on the run on Thursday afternoon after the woman resident of Lalgate area alleged gangrape. Lalgate police station was alerted by…

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