3-year-old toddler raped, murdered in Bengaluru; accused arrested: Report | Bengaluru - Hindustan Times
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3-year-old toddler raped, murdered in Bengaluru; accused arrested: Report

By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
Feb 01, 2023 04:40 PM IST

The accused was in a relationship with the toddler's mother for over an year and committed the crime when she was not at home.

A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed in Bengaluru on Monday by her mother's boyfriend, who has been arrested by police from the city's Kamakshipalya area. The girl's mother - who works at a garment factory - was a single and lived alone with her daughter; she had been in a relationship with the accused for over a year, according to broadcaster NDTV.

The shocking crime took place in the Kamakshipalya police station limits. (HT File)
The shocking crime took place in the Kamakshipalya police station limits. (HT File)

The accused allegedly raped and murdered the girl while the mother was not at home. One report - which Hindustan Times cannot verify - claimed he was under the influence of marijuana.

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He reportedly confessed to his crime when interrogated by police.

A case has been filed against the accused under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

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In another shocking incident, a man killed a 28-year-old woman - she was stabbed while on a busy road and then died by suicide after consuming poison. The incident was caught on CCTV.

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