In a major breakthrough, Jaipur city police arrested a 3 5 year-old man named Sikandar Khan AKA Jeevanu from Kota on Saturday for abducting and raping the seven-year-old girl in Shastri Nagar on July 1.

After abducting the girl from Shastri Nagar area last Monday, the accused took her to an isolated place where he allegedly raped her, assaulted her before dumping her at a place near her home. He then fled from the city and was arrested from Kota.

The accused is a serial offender His interrogation has revealed that he has earlier sodomised at least 25 minors in the past & he had also abducted and raped the four-year-child from Shastri Nagar area on June 22. According to police.

“Although there is no term in law (for Jeevanu), but when we checked the records of Sikandar Khan aka Kale Khan, we can say that he is a psychopath and serial rapist. In 2004, the accused had allegedly raped a minor boy in Murlipura area of the city,” said Anand Shrivastava, commissioner of police (CP), Jaipur.

“Not only did he rape the minor boy, but he also killed him by drowning the boy in a water tank. After that he was arrested from Ajmer, convicted in the case and awarded life imprisonment,” Shrivastava added.

Police officials said that call history of Sikandar Khan’s mobile phone revealed that he had several conversations with sex workers. “Jeevanu’s past record shows he is a manic, who is obsessed with the habit of abusing children and if set free he will perpetrate these crimes again,” said a police officer familiar with the case.

“When we went to his house, we found that he used to physically harass the daughter of the landlady, who is a widow, and her friends. When the landlady was asked why she never complained to police, she said ‘I scolded him two-three times, after which he stopped doing the wrong things’,” the police officer said.

According to police Sikandar Khan is a junkie & sociopath,he used to work as a labor & all the money he earned he use that to buy drugs & wonders around looking for prey.

In 2017, when Khan molested two minor girls in a crowded place in the same locality where the two minors were raped recently, He was not even afraid that people were around him. When a constable tried to intervene,Khan hit him with a steel rod on his head and injured him,” said the police officer.

Sikandar Khan lured children & than took them to a secluded place,Rape them if they resist he beat them & sometimes kill them.

Police said a team of psychologists would be roped in the investigation to find out whether the accused is a pedophile, a person who is sexually attracted to children.

Khan is a married man,when police questioned his wife she told police that she left her within months because he was not a man of character. Because of his actions and deeds, she started living separately,” said Laxman Gaur, additional CP.

At least 12 cases are registered against Sikandar Khan including three cases of rape, one of murder, in which he was sentenced, one case of attempt to murder, two cases of molestation, two cases of theft and three cases of burglary.

“After his arrest, we expect that a few more complainants will come forward (against his name),” said a police officer.including three cases of rape, one of murder, in which he was sentenced, one case of attempt to murder, two cases of molestation, two cases of theft and three cases of burglary.

“After his arrest, we expect that a few more complainants will come forward (against his name),” said a police officer.

The horrible truth is this habitual serial rapist is roaming free among us is a Failure of system that didn’t recognise severity of his crime.