Indore lawyers won't represent alleged rapist of 8-month-old baby girl

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Indore lawyers won't represent alleged rapist of 8-month-old baby girl

25-year-old man was arrested under charges of raping and killing the baby girl. The man was an acquaintance of father of the baby.

The Indore Bar Association decided to not represent the 25-year-old man who was arrested during intervening night of Friday and Saturday for allegedly raping and killing an eight-month-old baby girl.

The body of the eight-month-old baby was found in the basement of the Shiv Vilas Palace in the jurisdiction of MG road police station yesterday afternoon. The baby had gone missing the previous night and her parents filed a complaint on Friday morning.

According to the police, the accused has been identified as 25-year-old Sunil Bhil, an acquaintance of the baby's father.

The accused was seen with the father of the dead child a few hours before she went missing. Normally, he stays in the area but he too went missing on Friday which led to our suspicion towards him, police said.

Indore Deputy Inspector General of police Harinarayan Chari Mishra formed six teams to nab the accused after his sketch was flashed across all police stations in the city. The accused was finally nabbed by police from the Indore's Rajvada area.

The medical examination of the baby confirmed that she was raped before being strangled to death. The accused according to the police have confessed to the crime claiming he did it under the influence of liquor.

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