THE POST-Mortem report of the minor lady whose physique was first noticed early Sunday has confirmed rape earlier than homicide by strangulation.
“Post-mortem has confirmed that the girl died due to smothering and strangulation. I have not read the post-mortem report though and thus would not be able to say anything regarding the sexual assault,” mentioned Inspector Arvind of Chandimandir PS, beneath whose jurisdiction the case falls.
Nevertheless, sources within the well being in addition to police division confirmed that the minor lady had been raped. “The girl had 12 injuries on her body and had been smothered by hand. She had died between 1 am and 3 am on Saturday. As per the post-mortem, the minor was raped. Samples for fluid analysis have been taken and sent to FSL for further testing,” a supply mentioned.
The police suspect that the daddy himself is the accused within the case. “We have no other leads. It is quite clear that the accused in the case is the father and no one else. We have accessed several CCTV cameras and spotted footage which only confirms our suspicion. There is nothing conclusive though. We are trying to investigate all other angles to see if anyone else is involved in any way. Primarily, we think it was the father. He was unstable and had serious issues with his wife,” a senior police officer mentioned on situation of anonymity.
Nevertheless, with the lady’s father discovered useless, the Panchkula police investigation has hit a wall.
Panchkula DCP Mohit Handa was not out there for touch upon Monday in addition to Tuesday.
The daddy had left his home in a white i-10 automotive bearing a quantity plate of Panchkula which is but to be tracked by the Panchkula police. The police are presently monitoring the daddy’s motion earlier than and after the crime. They’ve already talked to at the least two taxi drivers, who took him from Zirakpur to Kurukshetra who too have confirmed that the daddy was on their own. A crew of Panchkula police was despatched to Kurukshetra on Monday to research his connection to the district the place he had been tracked by the Panchkula police as per his telephone location on Sunday.
On Monday, a day after the minor’s physique was recovered from Bandar Ghati in Panchkula, her father — the prime suspect within the case — was additionally discovered useless on the railway tracks close to Ghazipur space of Mohali. The police have prima facie discovered it to be a case of suicide. The husband and spouse had been estranged and had been residing individually in the identical colony of Panchkula. Whereas the mom lived together with her household, the husband lived alone and earned his residing as a tuition instructor. The duo had an understanding between them whereby the daughter would meet his father on weekends and keep together with her mom in any other case.
As per a tough timeline of occasions by the Panchkula Police, the minor lady had been together with her household until about 3.30 pm on Saturday. She had left her home together with her father. Whereas the lady’s useless physique was discovered within the morning, the daddy had remained lacking.