Dalit kids killings in Faridabad : Fire started in room, not outside,


The CBI has registered a case against 11 persons for killing of two Dalit kids in an arson attack at Sunpedh village in Faridabad.
Forensic experts have also found a half-burnt kerosene oil plastic bottle under the partially burnt bed and a burnt matchstick lying on a slab next to the window of the room.dalit-killings-main

The forensic report mentions ‘no traces of outside entry’ into the home when the incident took place.
The latest findings by the forensic experts have contradicted Jitender’s version that he and his family were attacked and that his two children were burnt alive.

The experts found that the window from which Jitender claimed that petrol was thrown inside the room was shut, although not bolted.

The FSL said the forensic examination report on the spot also mentioned “no traces of outside entry” into the premises when the alleged attack took place.

A Haryana police said Rekha, who sustained over 30 per cent burn injuries, was declared fit by doctors to make a statement on the very day of the incident. But she refused to give a statement, a fact that was recorded by Faridabad police in its case diary, His wife Rekha suffered serious burn injuries while their two-and-a-half-year-old son Vaibhav and 11-month-old daughter Divya succumbed to injuries after they were admitted to hospital.

The next day, a Delhi magistrate was asked to record her statement at Safdarjung Hospital but he declined, citing jurisdiction issues.