Police arrest 2 molestation accused after encounter in Kanpur

Those arrested have been identified as Parvez and Abid. The duo, who are among the accused in the molestation case, have sustained bullet injuries. They have been admitted to Kanshiram hospital in Ramadevi area of Kanpur.

Police arrest 2 molestation accused after encounter in Kanpur
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Kanpur, Jan 18:  The Kanpur Police have arrested two more accused in connection with the murder of a woman who was beaten to death by the alleged molesters of her 13-year-old daughter.


The arrests were made after an encounter late on Friday. This latest development in the case has taken the total number of arrests to six.


Those arrested have been identified as Parvez and Abid. The duo, who are among the accused in the molestation case, have sustained bullet injuries. They have been admitted to Kanshiram hospital in Ramadevi area of Kanpur.


The 40-year-old victim had filed a case last year, alleging that her daughter was molested by one Mehfooz on inside a tannery. 


Police arrest 2 molestation accused after encounter in Kanpur


She and her sister were attacked by the accused - who was out on bail - and his aides on January 9.


The victim later succumbed to her injuries.


"When police tried to stop the two suspects, they tried to flee and started firing at the police team. In the gun battle, the two sustained bullet injuries on their leg. Parvez and Abid were wanted in connection with January 9 FIR. Amid tight police arrangements, both have been undergoing treatment at Kanshiram hospital," DIG Anant Deo was quoted as saying by TOI.



"Now section 307 of IPC would be converted into 302 in the FIR lodged on January 9 at Chakeri police station," he added.



News24 Bureau


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