SHILLONG, March 20 - A mother on Friday turned in her son to the police. He was accused of rape and murder of a girl from the village neighbourhood at Upper Shillong here.
According to reports, the mother, Dlet Syiemlieh approached the local police station at Lumdiengjri and also the SP and asked them to take away her son from their residence for the alleged crime.
The mother sensed something was amiss when she saw her son, Vicky Syiemlieh in a disturbed state on Thursday night. It was the same evening that a girl from the neighbourhood was found missing.
The girl, according to reports, went out at about 7.30 pm and went missing through the night. A massive search was conducted in the nearby jungle and later her body was found with multiple injury marks.
Vicky confessed to his mother that he along with some others raped the girl and later killed her. The mother convinced her son to hand himself over to the police. Vicky has been remanded to five days police custody. However, his other accomplices are at large.