In a sensational reminder of the notorious Nitahri case, Delhi Police have arrested Ravindra Kumar, a 24-year-old man accused raping and killing at least 15 children. During police interrogation, he blaming alcohol for his misdeeds. He used to drink and commit the crimes.
Kumar, who is in police custody for questioning was arrested for allegedly raping and murdering a six-year-old girl in Noida. Her strangled body had been found in a building under construction. Earlier, her parents had reported her missing after she had gone to a nearby field at night to relieve herself. According to the police, Kumar had committed his first crime in 2008. Over the next few years, the crimes rose as he lured the children with sweets and candies and then assaulted them. Later he shifted base to Aligarh, where he abused five children, one of whom died. In 2013, he raped two children while was working as a labourer in Noida.
Two more crimes were committed in 2014 in Samaypur Badli and Begampur. He had tried to murder both children. But in Begumpur, a boy whose throat had been slit, survived.