Shillong, April 30, 2019
In a barbaric incident, an 8-year-old was brutally killed after being allegedly raped in the South Garo Hills of Meghalaya. The body of the minor girl, who hailed from a village under Dimapara in South Garo Hills was found on April 29th, 2019.
Police apprehended a 31-year-old youth suspect, who was thrashed by the angry mob who saw him taking the victim to an isolated area of the village.
As per reports, the suspected accused belongs to nearby Chaipani village under Dalu in West Garo Hills and was working as a handyman in the vehicle of the victim’s father.
Confirming the incident, South Garo Hills Superintendent of Police Abraham T Sangma said that the accused was handed over to the police and a post mortem was conducted on the victim’s body at the Baghmara Civil Hospital.