UP: Three, including parents, held guilty for killing 3-year-old girl
Three people, including the parents, were held guilty for murdering a three-year-old girl by a court in Muzaffarnagar district of UP. Additional District and Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar held Shamim, the father of the girl, his wife Khushnaseeb and their friend Zahir Abbas guilty under IPC Sections 302 and 120B yesterday and reserved the order on the quantum of punishment till 28 August.
The girl was killed by slitting her throat
According to government lawyer Ritu Choudhary, three-year-old Liba was killed by the convicts by slitting her throat on May 2. Choudhary submitted before the court that the crime was committed by the convicts with a design to implicate Shamim's brother over an old enmity. After committing the crime, Shamim had lodged a police complaint against his brother for kidnapping his daughter.
The court pronounced its verdict within two-and-a-half months
During the investigation, Shamim, Khushnaseeb and Abbas's involvement in the crime came to light and the police filed the charge sheet in the case within 14 days. The court was hearing the case on a daily basis and pronounced its verdict within two-and-a-half months.