Zoom News : Jun 16, 2021, 02:37 PM
Guwahati: The Kokrajhar Police district of Assam claimed to have solved the case of rape and murder of minor girls last week. Let us tell you that the bodies of two girls of 14 and 16 years of Rabha community were found hanging from the tree on Saturday. According to the police, 'Both were raped, then murdered and the bodies were hung from trees to make it look like suicide'.7 accused arrestedKokrajhar SP Prateek Vijay Kumar Thubey said, his team has arrested 7 accused, solving the case in 72 hours. Out of which 3 had raped the minors and hanged them on the tree after killing them. Everyone has confessed their crime.Chief Minister went to the house of the victimsWhen the case was resolved within three days of the incident, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma himself expressed satisfaction over the investigation and encouraged the victims' families. He shared the information about the arrest of the accused on Twitter. He tweeted, 'The case of rape and murder of minor tribal girls has been resolved. @lrbishnoiassam, IGP, BTR informed me about the findings of the investigation. It is very satisfying to know that the culprits have been identified.Significantly, the CM himself had gone to the house of the deceased girls on Sunday and assured justice to the family. Both the minors belonged to the same family. After this, the police raided and took the culprits of this case to jail.