Kathua gangrape-murder case: Accused created ‘false alibi’, claims chargesheet

Kathua gangrape-murder case: Accused created ‘false alibi’, claims chargesheet

Jammu: After conducting investigation, the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir came to a conclusion that one of the accused of the Kathua gangrape and murder case, Vishal Jangotra was not present in Meerut when the heinous crime took place.

As per the chargesheet made by police, Vishal had tried to create a false alibi. The accused tried to prove that he was not present at the crime spot when the rape and murder of 8-year-old girl took place in January.

According to the report published in Indian Express, Chargesheet alleged that with the connivance and assistance of his father, Vishal manipulated the records in an attempt to create a false alibi.

Earlier, the answer and attendance sheets of Vishal was sent to handwriting experts. After analyzing the writing, experts opined that the accused created a false alibi to prove his non-involvement in the crime.

Vishal was allegedly involved in dumping the dead body of the victim on January 14. He then reportedly took the train to reach Meerut. During the investigation, Vishal’s answer sheets which were written on 9th January were compared with his answer sheets reportedly written on 12th and 15th January.

It may be mentioned that in the month of January, an eight-year-old girl, belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, was allegedly abducted, drugged, raped, and killed. Her body was found a week later. There are seven accused persons in the case. The main accused is Sanji Ram who had allegedly hatched the conspiracy.