And Justice For All?


DISTRAUGHT: The family of 13-year-old Bina, missing since 2005, with her photo

As 17 dismembered bodies were pulled out of a storm drain in Noida, an affluent suburb of New Delhi, beginning Dec. 29, residents of the nearby Nithari slum looked on in horror. But their revulsion quickly turned to grief and anger when it emerged that the dead—six boys and 11 girls and young women—hailed from Nithari and were victims of a serial killer. Residents of the slum had repeatedly warned the police that a murderer appeared to be operating in the area, and distraught parents say they had implored the authorities to help search for their missing children—only to be rebuffed....

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