Guwahati (Assam): In yet another bizarre incident that triggered shock and anger across the north east Indian state of Assam, a gang of miscreants gangraped a girl before brutally murdering her in Karbi Anglong district on Thursday.
The incident occured in Baithalangsu area in the hill district bordering Nagaland and came to light only on Friday morning when her body was spotted near a sloppy road.
“The miscreants are believed to have caught her, gangraped and then murdered her as she was on her way back from a cultural function at night,” said a police officer after her relatives registered a case.
“Immediately after we got to know about the incident we rushed our team to the spot and recovered the body. We are waiting for the post mortem report to carry on with the investigations,” he said.
Police, however, claimed to have got a lead and detained seven, mostly, teenagers ..” A team of our investigators has been interrogating these teenagers and due to the sensivity of the case we cannot divulge more details ,as of now,” said another police officer.
Ramesh Timung a local resident said,” the 21 year old girl, I heard, came back home with her friend. He was perhaps forced to vanish from the spot.”
Many local organizations and individuals have demanded capital punishment for the culprits for committing the double crime.
. “We won't remain mute. We must know how the incident took place and who were the perpetrators. Then we will demand their capital punishment,”said Bobbeta Watson, a homemaker in Baithalangsu.