Aizawl: There Mizoram Police They have not yet received the report of the polygraph test conducted on a couple who are the first accused in the case of the suspected rape of their 2-year-old daughter, a police officer said on Thursday.
Aizawl Superintendent of Police (SP) C. Lalruaia said that the lie detector test was conducted against the parents of the girl in Aizawl by experts from the Delhi forensic laboratory last week.
“We have not yet received the results (report) of the polygraph test from the experts. The test was conducted last week,” he said. He hoped that the results would be out soon.
According to the state Deputy Inspector General of Police, Lalbiakthanga Khiangte, this is the first polygraph test conducted in a criminal investigation in the state.
The couple was arrested in early October and booked under Section 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) and 376AB of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). They were released on bail last month.
The girl died in a private hospital in Aizawl due to Acute Loryngotracheobrontis (ALTB) on September 16.
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However, when his body was being prepared to be handed over to his family, there were some unnatural signs in his private parts, police said in a previous statement.
The subsequent examination of her body also revealed that some healed wounds were found on her privates, indicating that she may have been sexually abused, the statement said.
The Aizawl police then registered a suo-moto case under the POCSO Act on September 20 and launched a thorough investigation, while many people, including the girl’s grandparents, other relatives and local leaders, were questioned.
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