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Assam: 2 minor girls raped and hanged from a tree, 7 arrested

Jun 16, 2021 09:06 IST | By Editorji News Desk

Assam police on Tuesday said that it has arrested seven accused in the rape and murder of two minor tribal girls in Kokrajhar district. The bodies of the girls, 16 and 14, were found hanging from a tree to make it look like a suicide, the police said.

Police added that three of the seven accused had raped the minors and hanged them from a tree after killing them. They have confessed to the crime.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also took to Twitter to inform about the arrest of the accused.

The Chief minister had visited the house of the two minor girls on Sunday and assured justice to the family.

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