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Minor raped&killed in Biswanath

TEZPUR: Amid an escalating acrimony across the nation over sexual crimes, yet another incident sends huge shock and anger in Assam where a minor girl was raped and killed in Biswanath on Tuesday.

The incident took place in Balichang where Shiv Kumar, a local resident of Diring killed a 12 year old girl. Before killing, he allegedly raped the minor on Monday.

But the entire incident came to light only on Tuesday and acting on a formal complaint the police have arrested the accused who is being interrogated.

On the other hand, hours after the incident came to light, local residents in large number stormed into the Balichang police station premises demanding capital punishment of the perpetrators.

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