Human Sacrifice: 7 Relatives Held for Killing 10-year-old Girl
Bengaluru: The Magadi police arrested seven persons in connection with the murder of a 10-year-old girl, a resident of Sunnakal.
Ayesha B (10) was the daughter of Mohammed Nurulla Gulab from Sunnakal, Magadi.
The arrested have been identified as Muhammed Vasil (42), Rashidunnis, Nasima Taj and four others.
According to the police, there was a dispute over the property. Ayesha was studying in the fourth standard. On March 1, at around 8:00 pm, Ayesha was missing from home. In this connection, a missing person’s case was registered in the Magadi police station.
On March 3, Ayesha’s body was found in a canal in Hosahalli, Magadi. Her neck was cut off and lemons were tied around her legs. It is suspected that Ayesha was used as a human sacrifice.
Based on the complaint received from Mohammed Nurulla Gulab, the Magadi police have arrested seven persons who are related to Mohammed. The killers allegedly used Ayesha for human sacrifice and her body was later thrown into the canal at Hosahalli in Magadi.
During interrogation, the accused confessed murdering Ayesha. Magadi police are further investigating the case.