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One arrested for killing minor

A 21 year old youth was arrested for allegedly killing a minor girl at Tarajuli village under Rowta PS in Udalguri district. The body of 16 year old victim has been identified as that of Bimla Devi of the same village, was dug out from the bank of Dhansiri river. The accused,identified as Rishiram Sarmah,allegedly buried the body after killing her on January 20 last. The Rowta police got the lead after tracing the mobile phone of the accused. In prima-facie love affair between the two is suspected to be the reason behind the killing. However the police is interrogating the accused for other angles.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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