A person accused of raping a 6-year-old woman in western Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur was shot within the leg after he grabbed a cop’s gun and tried to flee on Friday, the police have mentioned. Dalpat was arrested earlier within the day greater than week after the woman was kidnapped and raped.
“Dalpat was taken to the site of the crime for investigation where he snatched a policeman’s pistol and tried to fire at them. In retaliatory firing, he was hit on the leg and has been admitted to a hospital,” Hapur police chief Sanjeev Suman mentioned.
The police had launched a photograph of Dalpat earlier this week, days after three sketches – primarily based on the statements of the woman’s mother and father and neighbours – have been made public.
The police had introduced a reward of Rs 50,00zero or any details about the person. He tried to mislead the police by leaving some garments and a “suicide note” subsequent to a river yesterday, the police mentioned. In the observe, the person mentioned he was taking his life as a result of he didn’t need to die in a police encounter.
In latest years, the police in Uttar Pradesh have been accused of staging a lot of encounters – a cost that drew nationwide consideration final month after the killing of gangster Vikas Dubey who was needed in an ambush that left eight cops lifeless. The police have denied the encounter was faked.
According to the police, Dalpat had kidnapped the woman final Thursday from exterior her dwelling, lower than 100 km from Delhi.
When her mother and father reported her lacking, the police launched a seek for her. She was discovered the following morning, unconscious and soaked in blood, behind bushes not removed from her village.
A medical examination confirmed rape. The woman was rushed to a specialised hospital in Meerut and has been by means of a minimum of one surgical procedure. Doctors say she is secure however not out of hazard.