Assam Class 8 Student Raped – Assam Police have arrested a man for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl, murdering her and then throwing away the body in a river.

The incident was reported in Kamrup (Metro) district, where Guwahati is located.

Assam Class 8 Student Raped, Murdered, Body Thrown In River: CopsThe incident was reported in Kamrup (Metro) district. (Representational)

Assam Class 8 Student Raped, Murdered, Body Thrown In River: Cops

Police sources said the girl, a Class 8 student, had stepped out last Monday to recharge her phone and did not return. Her body was found in Digaru river at Sonapur on Friday. This sparked a protest by local residents at Sonapur police station. The protesters demanded swift action and capital punishment for the culprit.

The police have now arrested an accused, an auto-rickshaw operator. Police said he had admitted to the crime. Further probe is on, they said.

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