Lokayukta Seeks Report On Aaradhana’s Death By Oct. 24

The deceased girl Aaradhana - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: The Lokayukta for the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Thursday called for a report from Hyderabad Police in connection with the death of Aaradhana (13) who died after undertaking a 68-day fast as part of a community ritual.

NGO president Anuradha Rao, in her complaint said that the girl’s parents and family members made her undertake fast for 68-days which it claimed led her to death on October 3

Based on a complaint filed by a local child rights NGO 'Balala Hakkula Sangham' (Child Rights Association), Lokayukta Justice B Subhashan Reddy called for a report from Deputy Commissioner of Police (North Zone) by October 24.

NGO president Anuradha Rao, in her complaint said that the girl's parents and family members made her undertake fast for 68-days which it claimed led her to death on October 3.

On October 9, the parents and other family members of the girl, a student of class 8 in a private school, were booked on charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder for causing her death, police had said.

A case was registered with Market Police here under section 304 (II) (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of IPC and section 75 of JJ (Juvenile Justice) Act against the teenage girl's parents and others.

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