Jamshedpur, Dec. 11: The police arrested the culprit involved in raping the five-and-half-year-old girl at Chhotagovindpur in Govindpurpolice station area near Telco on Sunday morning.The culprit was identified as Biharilal Yadav (25) who is a truck driver and hails from Bhagalpur district of Bihar. He was sent to Ghaghidih Central Jail after his production before a judicial magistrate today.
Deputy superintendent of police (city) AK Singh said that the accused Yadav who had come to deliver goods to a manufacturing unit, Steel Strips Wheels Ltd, located near the site the rape took place, had picked up the girl as she was returning having relieved herself on Sunday.The accused, who is married had raped her in a bush.
Revealing about the case , the DSP said that they have succeeded in nabbing the culprit. ” We were suspecting the truck drivers. We rounded up about 50 truck drivers and started grilling one drive after another,” said Singh.
He said during the interrogation, one of the truck drivers was found getting nervous even though his turn had not come for the interrogation. “We suspected him and started interrogating him. After initial refusal he confessed the crime. Then we took his photograph and showed it to the victim who is still admitted at the MGM Medical College Hospital. The victim immediately identified him. Only then we arrested Yadav,” said the DSP.
The victim’s father who is a truck driver said that they have toilet at their house, but his daughter had to go outside as it was occupied.The father said his daughter reads in class one at a government-run school here in Govindpur.