Girl gang-raped and murdered in Assam

May 12, 2017, 9:39 pm
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.

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