Women raped be­fore & af­ter mur­der

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - TIMES NATION - Ra­jib Dutta

Di­bru­garh: Two crim­i­nals ar­rested by the spe­cial in­ves­ti­ga­tion team of the As­sam Po­lice in con­nec­tion with the mur­ders of two women in­side train toi­lets on suc­ces­sive days have con­fessed to their crimes.

On July 10, a 19-year-old girl was found mur­dered in one of the toi­lets of the Di­bru­garh-Rangiya Ex­press at Si­maluguri junc­tion. Barely 30 hours later, an­other wom- an was found mur­dered in a toi­let of Avadh As­sam Ex­press at Mar­i­ani junc­tion.

Upon in­ter­ro­ga­tion, it has come to light that the two vic- tims were raped by the duo be­fore be­ing killed. Prime ac­cused Bikash Das was ar­rested by an RPF con­sta­ble from a plat­form of Tin­sukia rail­way sta­tion on Thurs­day. The se­cond ac­cused Bipin Pandey was nabbed from Di­bru­garh rail­way sta­tion on Fri­day. Pandey has told the po­lice that he in­dulged in sex with the corpses of the vic­tims.

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