Assam: 13-year-old boy held for killing minor girl

Assam: 13-year-old boy held for killing minor girl

GUWAHATI, January 8, 2018: In a tragic incident, a six-year-old girl was allegedly killed by a 13-year-old-boy at Umrangso in Assam’s Dima Hasao district, police said today.

As per Umrangso police station Officer-in-Charge Sewa Singh, the boy on Friday lured the baby girl who is also his neighbor to a secluded place near NEEPCO water reservoir when she was playing outside their house. After allegedly killing her, he threw the body into the water of the reservoir.

Singh said that the boy was taken into custody for investigation of the incident

The body of the girl has been sent to Haflong Civil hospital for postmortem and a report is awaited. Police suspect that the girl might have been raped by the boy before he killed her.

(TNT news with inputs from Indian Express)

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