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The child had gone missing on Monday while playing near her home.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Mutilated body of 8-year-old girl found in UP’s Kasganj, minor suspect missing

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Agra
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 08:10 AM IST
The murder of the eight-year-old girl in Kasganj comes a month after a three-year-old girl was murdered and her mutilated body was thrown on a garbage dump in Aligarh.
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It may be possible that by 2022, the government is able to provide all citizens with a home and shelter. But home and shelter don’t guarantee security for women and children(AFP)
It may be possible that by 2022, the government is able to provide all citizens with a home and shelter. But home and shelter don’t guarantee security for women and children(AFP)

Create a safe India for our children

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 08:18 PM IST
The politicisation of rapes shows our inherent sense of social probity and decency is waning
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The security was beefed in the town after a message about “Tappal chalo [move to Tappal]” for a “mahapanchayat [big gathering]” to seek justice for the girl went viral on social media on Sunday.(HT Photo)
The security was beefed in the town after a message about “Tappal chalo [move to Tappal]” for a “mahapanchayat [big gathering]” to seek justice for the girl went viral on social media on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Aligarh remains on edge over 3-year-old’s murder

By Hemendra Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Agra
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 11:57 PM IST
The girl’s mutilated body was recovered from a garbage dump after she was abducted over a monetary dispute days earlier. Four accused in the case have been arrested.
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Aligarh’s police chief Akash Kulhari briefs reporters on the probe into the murder of a three-year-old girl.(ANI)
Aligarh’s police chief Akash Kulhari briefs reporters on the probe into the murder of a three-year-old girl.(ANI)

Police to file charge sheet in UP girl’s murder as parents seek death penalty

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 04:23 PM IST
The toddler’s mutilated body was found on June 2 near her home after she went missing on May 30.
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A 10-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped and then murdered in Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh.(Representative image)
A 10-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped and then murdered in Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh.(Representative image)

Another minor murdered after alleged rape in Uttar Pradesh

By HT Correspondent | Kanpur
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 11:10 AM IST
The Hamirpur incident follows national outrage over the brutal murder of a 3-yr-old girl in Tappal village of Aligarh district of the state.
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Rape cases across India are on the rise with even erstwhile safe metros such as Bangalore and Kolkata reporting violent crimes against women. Raj K Raj/HT Photo(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
Rape cases across India are on the rise with even erstwhile safe metros such as Bangalore and Kolkata reporting violent crimes against women. Raj K Raj/HT Photo(HT Photo/ Representative Image)

‘She could have been rescued if cops acted swiftly’ says father of Tappal girl

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Agra
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 10:18 AM IST
On May 30, the child went missing, but the police registered a case of kidnapping on May 31. Her body was found in a garbage dump near her house in Tappal town, near Aligarh, two days later.
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Relatives mourn the death of a 3-year-old girl in Aligarh, Friday, June 7, 2019.(PTI)
Relatives mourn the death of a 3-year-old girl in Aligarh, Friday, June 7, 2019.(PTI)

‘She was eager to join school after summer break’, says UP girl’s father

By HT Correspondent | Agra
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 07:23 AM IST
“She was so brilliant that she could identify all the letters on her own. She had a beautiful smile and being our only child, she was the world for me,” said Sharma, a daily wage labourer.
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The murder over the repayment of a Rs 10,000-loan triggered a massive outrage on social media, with political leaders and celebrities tweeting their disgust and anger over the brutality of the crime. (PTI/File photo)
The murder over the repayment of a Rs 10,000-loan triggered a massive outrage on social media, with political leaders and celebrities tweeting their disgust and anger over the brutality of the crime. (PTI/File photo)

SIT to probe 3-yr-old’s brutal murder in UP’s Tappal, 5 cops suspended

By Press Trust of India | Aligarh
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 07:54 PM IST
The policemen were suspended for alleged delay in registering the case after the girl was reported missing, and also for delaying the probe which eventually led to the discovery of her body on June 2, officials said
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Two men - Zahid and Aslam - have been arrested in connection with the crime against the child, whose body was found from a garbage dump near her house three days after she went missing from Tappal on May 31.(PTI FILE/ Representative Image)
Two men - Zahid and Aslam - have been arrested in connection with the crime against the child, whose body was found from a garbage dump near her house three days after she went missing from Tappal on May 31.(PTI FILE/ Representative Image)

Police form SIT to probe 3-yr-old’s brutal murder in UP’s Tappal, suspend 5 cops

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Agra
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 02:36 PM IST
The body of the child, mutilated and eyes gouged out, was found on June 2 in Tappal, around 50km from Aligarh, sparking widespread condemnation and protests in the area.
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An initial probe has indicated that the killing was the fallout of a monetary dispute.(PTI FILE)
An initial probe has indicated that the killing was the fallout of a monetary dispute.(PTI FILE)

Accused to be booked under NSA after toddler killed, eyes gouged out in UP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Agra
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 10:20 AM IST
The two accused have been identified as Zahid and Aslam. Kulhari said the process has begun to charge the duo under the NSA in view of the gravity of the crime and to have the case fast-tracked.
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A two-and-a-half year old girl was strangled to death and her eyes gouged out after her parents allegedly failed to repay a loan of Rs 10,000.(File Photo)
A two-and-a-half year old girl was strangled to death and her eyes gouged out after her parents allegedly failed to repay a loan of Rs 10,000.(File Photo)

2-year-old UP girl strangled, eyes gouged out over unpaid loan: Police

By Indo-Asian News Service | Aligarh
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 07:12 PM IST
According to the police, the two accused, identified as Zahid and Aslam, were neighbours of the girl who was murdered.
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