UP: Nail driven through eye, child’s naked body found in Kanpur

By | February 9, 2022

The Kanpur Police have found the body of a 10-year-old boy who had been missing since Monday. A nail had been driven through one of his eyes and his face bore marks of burns caused by cigarette stubs.

The Kanpur Police have found the body of a 10-year-old boy who had been missing since Monday. A nail had been driven through one of his eyes and his face bore marks of burns caused by cigarette stubs. (representative image)

The mutilated body of a 10-year-old boy, who had been missing since Monday afternoon, was found on a farm in the Narwal area of ​​Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday.

Forensic experts said that a nail seemed to have been driven through one of his eyes and his face bore marks of what looked like cigarette-stub burns. The prints on the neck of the body suggested that the killer choked the boy using his foot. The body was sent for autopsy.

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The police have formed several teams to investigate the case.

The victim, identified as a resident of Behta Village, Narwal, had gone out to play on Monday afternoon and had been missing since then. His naked body was found late on Tuesday at the farm of a local, Ramendra Mishra. The clothes of the boy were recovered from another farm.

CO Sadar Rishikesh Yadav said: “The exact cause of death will be ascertained by the post-mortem report.”

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The forensics team also found an empty bottle of country liquor, two glasses and a stick stained with blood from a nearby farm. The police are also looking into angles of murder after rape and cult practice.

A few suspects have been taken into custody and a case of murder has been registered, said SP, Kanpur outer, Ajit Kumar Sinha.

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