Two minor girls of Kokrajhar raped and murdered


GUWAHATI: The two minor girls found hanging from a tree in lower Assam’s Kokrajhar district were raped and murdered.

Assam Police has already identified the culprits involved in the crime. So far, 7 arrests have been made in connection with the brutal incident.

Sharing the breakthrough, Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “The rape and murder of two minor tribal Girls have been been solved.


, IGP,BTR called me to inform about the outcome of the investigation. I have visited their residence on Sunday. Feeling extremely a sense of satisfaction that the Culprits have been identified.”

The minor girls — 14 and 16 years of age — were found dead, hanging from a tree at Abhayakhuti in Kokrajhar on Sunday.

Both the girls were of the same family. They were aunt and niece in relationship. The girls belonged to indigenous Rabha tribe.

CM Dr Sarma visited the family at their residence on Sunday.