Police Claim to Solve the Murder Mystery of Nancy Jha

The murderer of 12-year-old Nancy Jha, a resident of Mahadevamth village in Madhubani district, has been arrested by the police. According to Madhubani SP Deepak Varkawal, the murder of Nancy Jha was only done by her own uncle Pankaj and Raghavendra. The police claim that the two accused, who have been detained, have accepted their crime. According to the police, the angle of an alleged love affair of Nancy’s Bua is coming out in this heinous massacre.

Lalit Narayan Jha, the Patriarch of Mithila Mirror played a pivotal role to bring this incidence to the notice of police. He spearheaded the campaign "Justice for Nancy" on social media that got global recognition. The entire print and electronic media came to know about the severity of the case and raised their vices. After Lalit made a  clarion call, Bollywood actor Narendra Jha, Padm Shree Sharda Sinha, Member of the Parliament Pappu Yadav(Rajesh Ranjan), Dhirendra Premarshi, eminent poet, journalist, lyricist, the Bollywood musician Pravesh Mallick  along with so many others joined the bandwagon.

In their statement to the police, the accused said that Nancy had come to know about the love relationship of her Bua. He feared that if he could tell others about love, then the wedding of her Bua could be broken that was scheduled to take place on May 26.

Nandini was abducted on May 25, i.e., one day before marriage, and killed by her own uncle. Nancy, who was studying in the sixth grade, had disappeared from her home on May 25. Two days later on 27 May, his body was found near the river Tiligarh. SIT was formed to investigate under the supervision of Zanzarpur ASP Nidhi Rani.

 On June 5, the SIT had taken custody of Nancy's uncle Raghavendra and Pankaj on the basis of suspicion. Police said that both Raghavendra and Pankaj's phone records were found in the scandal. After different inquiries from both, there was considerable difference in the statements of both.

                                                             ---Ashish Jha