The murder of teenage girl, Anjana Kumari of Gaya is still unfolding as her two sisters have cried foul against the police investigation. The alleged case of honour killing is yet to yield the truth. Elder sister of the murdered girl has alleged that she was forced by a lady constable and DSP to confess about the murder. She also alleged false implication of her parents in name of honour killing.
Wazirganj DSP Abhijit Kumar Singh is accused of torturing sisters of the deceased but he has denied the allegations, saying the sister recorded her statement under Section 164 of CrPC and did not complain of any police torture. He denied that the sister was assaulted.
A couple of days back Gaya SSP Rajiv Mishra raised the honour killing angle. He said- We suspected honour killing when the police were first not allowed to talk to family members of the girl. When the girl’s sister told us about her return on December 31, we got a thread to investigate on the lines of honour killing.
The girl’s parents were arrested on suspicion of killing the girl because of an alleged affair. Police have also arrested a friend of the girl’s father and detained five others.
While Gaya Police are looking into the “honour killing” angle, the local population have been refuting the police charges, and have accused them of shielding a young man of the locality belonging to an influential family. On Friday, around 1,000 residents of Patwatoli held a meeting in protest and forced closure of work.
Inputs of local residents seem to favour the family saying they have seen them since childhood where she had very limited friends in and out of the locality. They have demanded special independent inquiry without the involvement of local police. Gaya SSP assured disclosure of whole truth after the revelation of postmortem report but the question arises- How did police confirm about ‘Honour Killing’ and
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On 6th January Anjana Kumari, the 16-year-old daughter of Turaj Prasad was found dead with her head and body lying apart. She went missing on 28th December after which massive protest broke out seeking justice at the earliest.