The Hush Post: In yet another shocking incident of rape and murder, a Class V student was set on fire in Assam after allegedly being gang raped. The adolescent suffered 90 per cent burns and later succumbed to her injuries.
The incident has come to light from Assam’s Nagaon District.
While giving her dying statement to the police, the young girl said that the boys set her on fire after raping her. She also managed to name the accused and the police is on the lookout for them.
Tension is rife in the village after the case with villagers saying that it is not a stary case and that the safety of women is a major concern. Earlier on March 17, the police had arrested eight people this time for the gang rape of a 35-year-old woman.
This time the woman was travelling by a local train. The accused became friendly with her husband, lured them to a secluded place and then assaulted the woman. What was horrifying was that as per the woman in her statement eight men gang raped her throughout the night after tying her husband to a tree.