SRINAGAR: A policeman in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) has been arrested in connection with the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl.
Asifa Jan was kidnapped when she was herding horses in Hindu-dominated Kathua district on January 10. Her deformed body was found on January 17.
Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) quoted Indian police saying that ‘Khujaria’ was among those officers appointed to investigate the case.
and is the same officer who carried out the crime.
According to Indian media reports, the eight-year-old Asifa Jan was held captive for one week before she was raped and murdered by Khujaria, accompanied by a boy, Indian media reported.
The suspect confessed after incriminating evidence was collected, according to the police.
The investigation revealed that the kidnapping, rape and murder of Asifa Jan was pre-planned and she was targeted.