Teen girl held for killing brother in Ludhiana

A 19-year-old girl was arrested on Tuesday on charges of killing her five-year-old brother by strangulating him to death at Amarjit Colony locality of Ludhiana.The body of the boy, Ansh Kanojia, was found outside his house on Sunday, a day after he went missing. The accused, Renu, has confessed to her crime in the presence of her parents, police said. The girl told police that she had got sick of Ansh as he used to follow her wherever she would go and she was not getting space for herself.
The boy also lied about her to their parents and she has no regrets for having committed the crime, she told the police.The police said she used to meet a boy of the same locality and they are probing whether he had any role in the crime. She has two sisters.Additional deputy commissioner of police (ADCP, city 4) Rajveer Singh Boparai said initial probe hinted at the involvement of someone known to the family and they zeroed in the victim’s family members, neighbours and relatives.

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