Kotkhai Rape & Murder case: CBI arrests IGP of Himachal Pradesh, 7 cops for custodial death of accused.
The CBI on Tuesday arrested Himachal Pradesh IGP Zahur Zaidi and seven other policemen in connection with Kotkhai rape suspect Surat Singh’s custodial death case.
Shimla: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Inspector General (IG) Zahur H Zaidi and seven other policemen in connection with Kotkhai rape suspect Surat Singh’s custodial death case.
A Class 10 student was allegedly raped and murdered in Kotkhai area of Shimla district on July 4 after she took a lift on a vehicle driven by one of the accused Rajender.
The body of the victim was recovered from the nearby Halila forest two days later. Six persons were arrested in connection with the case.
Arrested persons are prime accused Rajinder Singh, who offered her the lift, Ashish Chauhan, Subhash Bisht, Deepak Kumar, Suraj Singh and Lokjan.