KOKRAJHAR: The police have arrested Budhiram Hembrom a month after he allegedly killed Gohai Murmu in Dhordhora village near Kachugaon in Kokrajhar district. According to police, Hembrom is the prime accused in the sensational murder case registered in Kachugaon PS case no. 65/2017 u/s 302 IPC r/w Sec. 27 Arms Act) in the intervening night of 12 December.
He was arrested from his house and the countrymade rifle used in the murder was seized from his possession. He confessed to have killed Gohai Murmu on being hired by Som Murmu(22), the nephew of the deceased Gohai Murmu of Narenguri village for Rs 60,000.00 (sixty thousand). Later,police also apprehended Som Murmu from Narenguri village.