Dhubri (Assam), Apr 30 (PTI) A seven-year old girl and another woman, a mother of two, were allegedly raped and killed in two separate incidents in Assam’s Dhubri district, police said today. Also Read - Assam Lawyer Held For Deceiving People on Pretext of Govt Jobs
Both the incidents happened on Friday, they said. Also Read - Assam Floods Take 6 More Lives in 24 Hrs, Toll Rises to 75
In the alleged rape of the minor girl, a 19-year-old man of Naopara village under the jurisdiction of Raniganj police station has been arrested, and investigations are on. Also Read - Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Vote Counting Updates on Karimganj, Silchar, Autonomous District, Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Barpeta And Gauhati Seats in Assam
After allegedly raping her, the man had killed and dumped her body in an agricultural field, the police said.
In the other incident, a middle-aged woman was suspected to have been raped and killed in Bilasipara area in Dhubri district, police said.
Locals noticed the body in an agricultural field at Salkuchi Islamari and informed the police.
Later, the police recovered the mud smeared body of the deceased.
The woman’s family suspects that she was raped and then killed on Friday night.
Stating that the body was sent for post-mortem examination to Dhubri Civil Hospital, the police said investigations are on but none has been arrested so far.
District Superintendent of Police Longlit Terang visited both the areas to take stock of the situation.
The incidents come close on the heels of the rape and killing of an 11-year-old girl in Nagaon district in March which had led to widespread protests across the state.
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