Delhi court hands life sentence to serial killer
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Delhi's Rohini court on Thursday handed life imprisonment to a serial killer, Ravinder Kumar, who has allegedly killed over 30 minor kids, after he was convicted in one of the cases related to kidnap, sexual assault and killing of a minor.
The judge pronounced the order on quantum of sentence in this particular case pertaining to kidnapping, sexually assaulting and murdering a six-year-old.
The judge pronounced the order on quantum of sentence after having reserved it on May 20.
Targeting kids between 6 and 12 years of age, Kumar allegedly killed over 30 minor kids between 2008 and 2015.
He was arrested on July 19, 2015.
Ravinder Kumar, who came to the national capital to look for a job at the age of 18, turned into a substance abuser and went out in search of kids every day.
While the probe was still on, Ravinder Kumar, a native of Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh, disclosed that he would walk around 40 km in search of kids, and targetted poor kids.
The accused, a paedophile and a necrophile, lured kids by offering them chocolates only to kidnap, rape and kill.
Begampur police, in 2015, arrested Ravinder Kumar for kidnapping, murdering and sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl.
Delhi Police had arrested him from the Sukhbeer Nagar Bus stand in the Rohini area after going through CCTV footage of several cameras.
Ravinder Kumar's youngest victim was a two-year-old child, while a 12-year-old was the oldest.