Constable arrested for killing 12-year-old boy in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, May 31 (Calcutta Tube) After failing in his attempt to sodomize the 12-year-old son of a trader, a policeman allegedly killed him in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad district, an official said Monday.

Sanjay Baghel (25), a constable with the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) was arrested Monday for the gruesome killing of the 12-year-old boy.

‘Baghel has confessed to his crime. He admitted that he killed his neighbour’s son by crushing his head with a rock after he failed to sodomise him,’ police inspector Arvind Verma told reporters in Firozabad, some 250-km from Lucknow.

According to police, Baghel Sunday abducted the boy from a market and took him at a secluded place, where he killed the boy.

The body of the 12-year-old, a resident of the Sarai Colony, was recovered Sunday night from the fields. Later, in police investigations it was revealed that the boy was last seen with Baghel.

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