Domestic help’s death at police officer’s residence: Child rights panel summons cops

17-year old Roshni was found dead in her room at the residence of Inspector Varunjit Singh in Ranjit Nagar Wednesday late. Her family alleged murder and also pelted stones at the police officers.

By: Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: October 15, 2017 12:11 am
Roshni murder case Chandigarh, chandigarh ranjit nagar murder, domestic help police officer, Domestic help death, chandigarh news, indian express news, Protection of Child Rights ,  A board of three doctors conducted autopsy at the Civil Hospital. The report said she died due to hanging. The doctors also said there were no signs of sexual assault. (Representational Image)

The Punjab State Commissioner for the Protection of Child Rights on Saturday summoned the police officers investigating the case of death of 17-year-old domestic help and the inspector at whose residence she was found dead. They have been summoned for October 16 at the office of the commission in Mohali.

17-year old Roshni was found dead in her room at the residence of Inspector Varunjit Singh in Ranjit Nagar Wednesday late. Her family alleged murder and also pelted stones at the police officers.

A board of three doctors conducted autopsy at the Civil Hospital. The report said she died due to hanging. The doctors also said there were no signs of sexual assault. Sukesh Kalia, chairman of the child rights commission, said he had summoned the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP) of the area, SHO PAU police station who is probing the case and inspector Varunjit Singh at whose residence she was found dead.

Kalia said the victim’s parents were allegedly not allowed to meet the girl before her death and see the room where she allegedly hanged self. “We have questioned the employer inspector Varunjit Singh and other police officers that what was the hurry to send the body to the civil hospital even before the arrival of parents of the victim,” said Kalia.

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