In a barbaric incident, the burnt body of a civil engineering student identified as Madhu has been found in Raichur shocking the conscience of the people. Suspicions have now been raised over the nature of the death of the girl.
According to local reports, a girl named Madhu who was a student of Navoday Engineering College, Raichur went missing on the April 15th. The parents of the girl began to locate her as she did not return to the house even after three days. However, a half-burnt body of Madhu hanging near a tree was found near the outskirts of the city. The sheer brutality heaped upon the body of the deceased shocked the very core of the city.
Initially, it was believed the deceased Madhu had committed suicide. However, the parents and friends of the deceased suspected a foul play. The horrific scenes of Madhu’s body half-burnt and hanging from a tree has left her parents and friends shocking, who are now asserting that her daughter was brutally murdered.
The friends of the deceased and other students of the college have hit the streets in protest against the brutal death of Madhu. They have demanded that the state government launch an immediate investigation to find out the nature and circumstances surrounding the death. The people of Raichur have been already comparing this incident with the brutal Nirbhaya incident, which had also shocked the nation then.
An online petition has been doing rounds in the social media claiming that the police officials and few prominent people may have been influencing the case by helping the perpetrators and have been trying to close the case as a suicide. They suspect that Madhu may have been raped and burnt to death while being hung on a three. The online petition has got more than fifty thousand signature.
Reportedly, the local police have begun to probe the incident and have already arrested an accused in the case.