Body of minor girl from Assam recovered in Arunachal; rape & murder suspected


ITANAGAR | August 20, 2018:

A dead body of a seven-year-old girl was recovered on Sunday, at around 8.30 am at Rajgarh road in Chessa, Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh.

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The police suspect that the victim may have been sexually assaulted before being killed. She also received head injury and several bodily injuries. However, the police are awaiting the postmortem report to ascertain their observation.

Reportedly, the victim had been missing since Saturday, the Assam Police received a missing complaint at around 10 pm. The information was passed on to the Arunachal Pradesh Police (APP) at around 11 pm.

An inquest was first held by Banderdewa Executive Magistrate Neelam Teji.

The body has been handed over to the Assam Police and subsequently taken to the civil hospital in Lakhimpur for postmortem.

Arunachal police team led by Vardhan coordinated with the Lakhimpur district police and carried out further legal proceedings. A case of kidnapping and murder has been filed at the Simaluguri police outpost.

TNT- The Northeast today News with inputs from Arunachal Times

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