Police shoot fire on a double rape-murder suspect during his attempt to flee. According to authorities, one of the main suspects in Assam’s recent double rape-murder case suffered serious injuries. After being shot at by police officers, during an escape attempt in the Kokrajhar district on Thursday.
According to a senior officer, one policeman was also wounded when he was assaulted by the accused. While attempting to escape the scene of the crime.
The event happened when the police officers escorted the guy to a forest in the Bedlangbari region. In order to retrieve the cell phone of one of the two victims, which was later recover.
As the accused was being transported to the location in order to retrieve one of the girls’ mobile phones that had been concealed by them. He suddenly picked up a dao (machete) that had been laying nearby and assaulted one of the constables.
“He also tried to break free from his handcuffs and began running, when police opened fire with two bullets. Striking the accused and seriously wounding him. His care was first provided at the Civil Hospital in Kokrajhar. And he was then transfer to Barpeta Medical College and Hospital. The constable’s life is not in danger, but the accused’s health is critical, according to Kokrajahar Superintendent of Police Prateek Thube.
During a search operation in Bedlangmari, Salbari, one of the accused attempted to flee. And police had to use live ammunition to keep him from escaping. He has been seriously wound and is in the hospital,” Special Director General of Police G P Singh post on Twitter.
On June 12, the corpses of two sisters, ages 14 and 16, were discover hanging from a tree near their hamlet in the area
After meeting with the families of those who died, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma expressed his disappointment at the loss of the two indigenous girls and pledged that the government would not take their deaths lightly.
He ordered the police to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the matter. Which resulted in the formation of a Special Investigative Team (SIT) led by Special DGP L R Bishnoi. And the arrest of seven individuals, three of whom are considering key suspects in the case.