Guwahati: In a sensational incident, a-12-year-old old girl was allegedly raped and murdered at Margherita in Tinsukia district.
On Wednesday evening, the incident came to light after Margherita police recovered the body of the minor girl from septic tank.
According to sources, one AnanTanti allegedly raped the minor and later killed her and dumped in the septic tank.
“The minor girl went to watch a Bihu programme on April 30, but due to late in the programme, the girl stated at the resident of Anand Tanti. The minor girl family had a good relation with Anand Tanti family. Anan Tanti taking advantage of the situation, raped the minor girl and killed her and later dumped her body in a septic tank,” said a police official.
Meanwhile, police have detained the wife of Anand Tanti and she revealed that her husband had committed the crime.
The situation in Margherita was tense after the recovering of the body and people comes out from their residence in protest against the gruesome incident.
“The family members of the minor girl lodged a missing compliant at the police station and based on the compliant, we have launched an investigation and on Wednesday evening(May 3), we have recovered the body of the minor girl from the septic tank of Anan Tanti’s residence,” said a police official.
He said, “We have sent the body for post mortem. We have launched a search operation to nab Anan Tanti,”.
On Thursday, the angry protesters gheoroed the Margherita police station demanding capital punished of the culprit.
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