Shimla | A Class X School Girl Raped & Murdered | Residents Protest

The rape and murder case of a teenage school girl in Shimla has come as a shock to one and all. Shimla is one the most beautiful hill stations of India but a handful of the people with criminal bent of mind are tarnishing its beauty and glory. Recently, Shimla is in the headlines for rape and murder case of a minor of class X. On July 4, she was reported to be missing by her parents when she did not return home after school. The police had found her body two days later of her missing report. Her body was found naked in the forest of Haliala near her school.

Rape and murder case of Shimla school girl

In the rape and murder case of a teenage school girl, the police of Shimla is yet to make an arrest. The police in Shimla is probing into the matter as they have discovered a few leads in this case of heinous crime. The police are suspecting the rape and murder of the minor school girl must have been done by some local residents or maybe by someone who is known to her family. The police also suspect that there could be more than one accused and to investigate more on the issue, the details of her phone calls are also being assessed.

People stood in support of Shimla school girl rape and murder case

The locals of Shimla, including victim’s school mates, NGOs, politicians, and other government bodies have extended their support to the parents of the girl. They are holding protests and march all across Shimla demanding justice to the teenage victim. Many have joined a silent candle light march called by the Press Club of Shimla to stand against the inaction perceived by the Shimla police. However, the Himachal Pradesh police are making all the efforts for solving the rape and murder case of a Shimla school girl.

Police action on the Shimla school girl rape & murder case

To solve the case of Shimla school girl rape and murder, Special Investigation Team (SIT) under Inspector-General of Police (Shimla) Zahur Zaidi has been formed. Under the pressure of public and political influence, the SIT has been directed to fast-track the probe.


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Yamini S. Verma

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