Assam: 6-year-old girl beaten to death by 3 children for refusing to watch pornographic videos

Nagaon (Assam), October 22 (Agency)

Three children, one aged eight and two others, aged 11, have been detained for allegedly lynching their 6-year-old friend in Assam’s Nagaon district. They allegedly killed her after the girl refused to watch pornographic videos on her mobile phone with the boys, police said on Friday. Police said the father of one of the accused has been arrested for allegedly hiding evidence. The incident took place on Monday evening and the girl’s body was recovered from the toilet of a stone breaking mill located in Nijori of Kaliabor sub-division, Nagaon Superintendent of Police Anand Mishra said. Mishra said that the three boys told the girl’s family that she was lying unconscious in the toilet. The family took the girl to the hospital, where she was declared brought dead. He said injury marks were found on the body and the police on Wednesday took two boys aged 11-11 years and an 8-year-old boy into custody for their alleged involvement in the murder of the girl. The SP, who visited the spot, said, “The three boys already knew the girl and they asked her to watch pornographic videos on the phone. The boys thrashed the girl for refusing to watch the video, leading to her death.” Mishra said the father of one of the accused has been arrested for allegedly hiding evidence and not cooperating with the police. The SP said that further investigation is on.

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