New Delhi: A minor boy allegedly murdered a 14-year-old girl on Saturday who was his tuition mate over a grudge that took place in the tuition class.
Police on Saturday saidÂ they have arrested the 17-year-old boy who had murdered the girl at an under-construction building in Delhiâs Shahdara district.
Confirming the incident, DCP (Shahdara) Meghna Yadav said a complaint was received at Shahdara police station on Saturday evening regarding the missing of a girl, a resident of Shahdara district.
A first information report (FIR) was registered and investigation taken up. The girl had gone to meet some friends in the afternoon but did not return till late evening. From local enquiry and from the mobile phone details of the missing girl, her movement and persons she was in touch with was zeroed upon, said the DCP.
During further investigation, it was revealed that she had been in touch with one of her friends following which the boy was called for questioning. The boy initially said that they had gone to an ice-cream parlour together and from there, he had returned home but on sustained questioning the boy revealed that he had murdered the girl, said Ms Yadav.
The boy told the police that he knew the girl from common tuition classes and recently got in touch with her and they started meeting frequently. He confessed to holding a grudge against the victim due to an incident which had happened in their tuition class for which he was reprimanded,â the DCP added.
âHe had planned to take revenge on her. On March 16, he took her to a movie. After watching the movie, he took the victim to an isolated location, an under-construction building next to Welcome Metro Station. He mixed some sedatives in her cold drink. After she became semi-conscious, he tied her with tapes, strangulated her and later inflicted injuries on her head.
âThe boy confessed to the crime and took the police team to the spot where the body was found. Prima facie, there does not seem to be a sexual assault. Further investigation to determine the exact sequence of events, motive is in progress,â Ms Yadav added.