Woman gangraped and child murdered in Buxar

News Desk: A woman in Ojha Baraon village of Buxar, Bihar, was allegedly gang-raped and her five-year-old son brutally murdered by seven men on Saturday, 10 October. The police stated that the five-year-old child died from drowning in canal.

As per sources only two accused have been identified so far, and the survivor has been admitted to a district hospital. Theseven rape accused were in an inebriated state in the evening.

Police officer KK Singh said “Woman’s medical examination is being done. FIR registered, one accused arrested. Body of the child sent for postmortem”

He added “We are confirming other details in the case”

The matter came to the fore in the early hours of Sunday, 11 October, when the Murar Police recovered the body of the child from a canal with the unconscious mother, after locals spotted them.

An FIR lodged on the basis of survivors’ father statement mentions that the incident took place at around 11 am on Saturday when his daughter, along with the child, were on their way to the bank to deposit Rs 6,000.

According to sources, the father stated that when his daughter reached the bank of the canal, two men, identified as Bhola Yadav and Mina Ram, and their five associates forcibly took her to an isolated place and allegedly gang-raped her and killed her child.