A 26-year-old Dalit singer went missing on May 11 and now her body was found buried near a highway in the state’s Rohtak district on Monday. The police reported that the woman was called on the pretext of making a music video and later she was strangulated to death.
Police said that the accused person from Meham, Haryana arrested in the case. They disclosed the case and said that they conspired to kill the woman and called her on the pretext of making a music video. Delhi Police has now arrested accused Anil, who’s on a 5-day remand.
It is reported that after the post mortem, the case will be transferred to Delhi Police. SI Vikas, Meham Police said that they received a mutilated body last evening near Bhaini Bhairon village and at that time it couldn’t be identified. Later, they found out that an FIR u/s 365 IPC was filed in the matter at Jaffarpur PS, Delhi and the body was identified to be of a Haryanavi singer.
After the body was found, the family of the woman went to the Jaffarpur police station and protested outside that. The family also said that the girl was gang-raped when she was killed. The family also accused the police that this happened because of the irresponsible behaviour of the police.
The family of the 26-year-old also said that no one is listening to them in the national capital because they are Dalits and they will only leave when they will get justice.
According to the family, the girl went with Rohit to Bhiwani for shooting a music video. In the security camera footage from a hotel near Rohtak’s Meham, it was seen that they were having dinner. The family also said that the girl had no clothes except her underwear.
This article first appeared on apnlive.com