Abutcher allegedly kidnapped an 8-year-old girl, while she was sleeping at her home in central Delhi area, raped and murdered her and then threw her body in the Yamuna River in Delhi. The accused has been arrested by the police.

According to the police, the girl’s mother informed the police about her disappearance on August 3, the police registered an FIR at Daryaganj police station on August 4. However, it was alleged that the police did not take the action and therefore, the victim’s mother went to Delhi Women’s Commission on August 17. The women’s commission sent a notice to the Delhi Police.

Meanwhile, on August 18, some women were cutting grass in the Yamuna Khadar area, when a dead body appeared in a rotten alley on the banks of the Yamuna. They informed the police, who immediately rushed to the spot and took possession of the body.

“The post-mortem report of the girl confirmed that before killing the girl, the accused raped her and disfigured her face to hide the identity of the victim. The police then registered a case under the POCSO Act and arrested accused Rizwan,” said the police.