UP: Cop arrested after girl found dead in his rented house

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Agra, Jan 1 (IANS) A police constable has been arrested after a girl died inside the constable’s rented accommodation under suspicious circumstances, the police said.

Raghvendra Singh, 26, was posted at the office of the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Agra.

According to the police, duo was known to each other.

On the day of the incident, the constable came to the office at 9:30 a.m. After 15 minutes he left.

Later, he called Constable Akash and said that a friend staying in his room had hanged herself and he had brought her to hospital but the doctor had declared her dead.

After the incident, Raghvendra Singh was absconding and switched off his phone but was finally arrested on Sunday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Suraj Rai, said that a girl’s body was found under Chhatta police station area and a case was filed by the victim’s family members under Sections 302 and 376.

Subsequently, the accused Raghavendra was arrested and presented before the court and necessary investigative action is being taken.

Constable Raghavendra Singh is a native of Jhansi and was living in rented accommodation in Belanganj and joined the police force in 2019.



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