Another shockingly horrible incident, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly lead to death by two men in Ghatampur area of Kanpur on Sunday. The girl was killed for an occult ritual, where the accused extracted her liver and also tried to rape her. As per reports, a childless couple in that village paid Rs. 1,000 to two men who were the neighbours of the girl child to perform an occult ritual so that the couple could have child.
Both of the men then allegedly kidnapped the girl on Saturday night then allegedly extracted the liver from the girl’s body and took it to the couple as part of the ‘ritual’. The victim was found dead in a village on Sunday morning.
All the four accused have been arrested - two men and the couple.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken note of this dreadful crime and directed officials to take strict action against the accused. He has also asked the officials to give a financial help of Rs 5 lakh to the victim’s family. The girl went missing on Saturday evening while her family was preparing for Diwali prayers. Deputy IG Preetinder Singh, said that the family tried to search her in neighbouring areas, but failed to find her during the night.