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Girl gangraped and killed in Baithalangsu

A gang of miscreants raped a girl before mercilessly killing her in Karbi Anglong sending huge shockwaves and anger across the state on Friday.

The bizarre but brutal incident took place in Baithalangsu in the hills district on Thursday night and the lifeless  girl was spotted near the road on Friday morning.

According to police, the miscreants  caught her to be gangraped and then killed as she was on her way back from a cultural function at night.

“We are waiting for the post mortem report to carry on the investigation,” said a police officer.

Police, however, have detained seven teenagers in this connection who were being interrogated to ascertain their role.

Local residents and various organizations have demanded strict punishment for the miscreants who committed the henious double crime. They are likely to hold protest meeting on Sunday to raise the demand.

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