A 14-year-old, deaf and mute girl was gang-raped and murdered with bricks and stones at her own school in India.
A child was playing in Uttrita Middle School’s playground in Khirundha when he found the body of the disabled girl who had gone missing the night before, local media reported.
Hundreds of local villagers gathered and the police found that the ninth grader’s face had been crushed with bricks and stones.
Balbadda police today detained four people to question about the rape and murder but said they are yet to make a breakthrough in the case.
Godda SP YS Ramesh told the Times of India that they have to rely on forensic evidence because there are no witnesses.
Police are still waiting for a post mortem report to reveal whether the child was murdered before or after she was raped.
The victim went missing on Saturday evening and was found dead the next morning sparking outrage in the community.
Elected representative Deepika Pandey Singh said that what happened to this girl has shaken him and called for those to did it not to be spared.
Local government requested to fast track the case to court and to bring the harshest punishment to anyone involved.
India was classified the most dangerous place for women in 2018 because of its high levels of domestic and sexual violence.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation poll of 550 global experts made the classification based on the 33,356 rapes and 89,097 assaults that year.