Delhi: Man sent to judicial custody for attempt to rape and murder

A 25-year-old man arrested for attempting to rape a class XI girl and shoving an iron rod into her mouth, was on Tuesday remanded back in 14 days of judicial custody by a Delhi court.

hidden March 05, 2013 19:35:25 IST
Delhi: Man sent to judicial custody for attempt to rape and murder

New Delhi: A 25-year-old man arrested for attempting to rape a class XI girl and shoving an iron rod into her mouth, was on Tuesday remanded back in 14 days of judicial custody by a Delhi court.

Anil Kumar, who was taken into custody for attempting to rape and murder the girl after trespassing into her house in South Delhi on 4 February night, was produced after the expiry of his earlier remand before Metropolitan Magistrate Amitabh Rawat who sent him back to judicial custody till March 19.

Delhi Man sent to judicial custody for attempt to rape and murder"On the request of the police, the accused (Anil) is remanded to another 14 days of Judicial Custody. He be produced on March 19," the court said.

Kumar, working with a local power distribution company, was arrested on February 5 after a case was lodged against him by family members of the girl.

On the fateful day, Kumar had come to the house of the girl to collect monthly electricity dues. Since the girl knew Kumar, she let him inside her house in Lajpat Nagar.

After coming to know that the girl was alone in her house, Kumar tried to force himself on her and assaulted her when she resisted, police said.

Kumar inserted a rod into her mouth when she shouted for help and resisted his attempt to rape her, they said.

She sustained severe injuries in her mouth and the attempted strangulation had left bruises all around her neck, police said.

PTI

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