Man held for mur­der of woman, rape of mi­nor

Hindustan Times (Jalandhar) - - NATION -

AHMED­ABAD: An au­torick­shaw driver was ar­rested in Gu­jarat’s Ra­jkot for rob­bing and killing a 70-year-old woman and then rap­ing and mur­der­ing a three­year-old girl in less than 24 hours last week, po­lice said on Wed­nes­day. Of­fi­cials said Ramesh Vaid­hukiya, who is in his 30s, killed Asma Sadikot in Parabazar area on Fe­bru­ary 7 at around 6pm and took a gold chain and ear­rings from her body. The po­lice, who ar­rested Vaid­hukiya on Fe­bru­ary 10 in con­nec­tion with loot­ing and killing of the el­derly woman, were not aware of his in­volve­ment in the sec­ond crime as the three-year-old’s body was found from PTC Ground near Chu­nar­wada the next day.

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