Maharashtra: 4-year-old found murdered in Trimbak orphanage

Times of India | 2 weeks ago | 23-11-2022 | 05:23 am

Maharashtra: 4-year-old found murdered in Trimbak orphanage

NASHIK: A four-year-old boy from Ulhasnagar in Thane was on Tuesday found dead at an orphanage at Trimbakeshwar in the district. The boy, Alok Shingare, was four months ago admitted to the orphanage run by an NGO and meant for children from the economically challenged background who have either lost both parents or one parent. Additional superintendent of police (Nashik Rural) Madhuri Kangane said the Trimbakeshwar police were in the process of registering an FIR after the autopsy revealed that the boy died due to strangulation. The incident came to light around 6.30am when a person in the orphanage found Alok lying motionless nearly 20ft away from the place for the children to sleep, the officer said. The boy was taken to the Trimbakeshwar rural hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival and sent the body to the Nashik Civil Hospital for autopsy. Kangane said the postmortem report revealed that Alok died due to strangulation and there was no mark of any other assault on him. The officer said the orphanage currently had 72 boys and 36 girls. The orphanage houses children aged between 1.5 years and 17 years. Alok’s mother, Sujata Shingare, was inconsolable when she came to the civil hospital from Ulhasnagar after being informed about the incident. Shingare told the media that she had left Alok at the orphanage four months ago and used to be in touch with him over the phone. Her elder son (11) is also in the same orphanage. Though TOI tried to contact the manager of the orphanage, the man first said he was busy in the police station and did not respond to the subsequent calls. A police officer said the orphanage, which was functional for close to two decades, neither had CCTV cameras nor security guards.

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