A 20-year-old Indian man known only as “Sunil” has been arrested for raping and murdering little girls in Gurugram, a city south wets of New Delhi.
It is alleged that he broke the girls’ legs before raping and murdering them.
He allegedly killed a three-year-old girl whose remains were found less than 300 yards from where she disappeared on the previous day.
A coroner has revealed that the girl died as a result of a head injury and excessive internal bleeding after being bludgeoned with a brick.
Investigating officer, Sumit Kuhar said that Sunil confessed to the killing and other similar murders while being interrogated over the death of the three-year-old.
Sunil has confessed to raping and killing three young girls in Gurugram, four in Delhi, one in Jhansi and another in Gwalior, all in the last two years.
Sunil targeted girls who came to community kitchens that offered free food during religious festivals. He chose children who were alone. He lured the girls from the stalls with offers of sweets and chocolate.
The killer said his first murder victim was a four-year-old girl who he kidnapped in 2016. Her body was later found in bushes. Two months later he killed again when he murdered a five-year-old whose body was found 20 days later. He has been tied to the abduction and rape of a five-year-old girl who was found with critical injuries in 2015 near Sikanderpur railway station. He would have been 15-years-old at the time. The girl later recovered from her injuries. Sunil claimed he raped some of his victims after killing them.
In 2016 and 2018 Sunil is alleged t have been beaten up by locals after he was identified for molesting local children. These incidents were not reported to police at the time.