Investigation revealed that labourer Khadaksingh Panchal,who allegedly sodomised a minor boy and murdered him in Chakan,also sexually harassed and killed an eight-year-old girl in Narhe in Haveli taluka two years ago.
Police on Thursday arrested Panchal for killing an eight-year-old boy in Chakan. Police said Panchal worked as a labourer at a construction site in Chakan. The deceased boys father also worked at the same side.
Investigation revealed that Panchal used to give chocolates to children of co-workers at the site. On Wednesday,after giving chocolate to the victim,he sodomised and strangulated him.
Panchal was arrested on Thursday. Court granted him police custody for seven days. During sustained interrogation,he revealed that on September 29,2011,when he was working at a construction site in Narhe,he attempted to rape a girl at his room near the construction site. When the girl shouted for help,he allegedly strangulated her and fled from the spot. The girl was also a co-workers daughter.