Mi­nor killed in Tripura for re­fus­ing mar­riage pro­posal

Hindustan Times (Patiala) - - Nation -

A 12-year-old girl was buried af­ter stran­gu­la­tion for al­legedly re­fus­ing a mar­riage pro­posal given by a 31-year-old mar­ried man at East Manikya De­wan vil­lage, Go­mati near Agar­tala. Ban­joy Tripura (19), one of the ac­cused, was ar­rested Wed­nes­day.

The main ac­cused Kos­torai Tripura (31) was ab­scond­ing, po­lice said. The vic­tim was on her way to school when Kos­torai ob­structed her way and pro­posed to her. As she de­clined, Kos­torai at­tacked on her head and stran­gu­lated her be­fore bury­ing her to de­stroy ev­i­dence.

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