Assam Police arrests 44-year-old man for murdering and attempting to rape a minor girl
Guwahati/IBNS: Police arrested a 42-year-old man for murdering and attempting to rape a 14-year-old minor girl in Assam’s Sonitpur district.
The arrested person was identified as Hazarat Ali, a resident of Bhakuamari village under Dhekiajuli police station in Sonitpur district.
According to police, the accused person is a resident of the same village as the victim girl.
Kishore Baruah, police officer of Dhekiajuli police station said that the incident occurred at around 5:30 am on Nov 15 and police arrested the accused person on Wednesday.
"During interrogation, the accused confessed that he killed the minor girl at her house. On Tuesday morning at around 5:30 am, he went to the house of the victim girl when she was sleeping.
"Taking advantage of the absence of the other family members, he entered into the house and attempted to rape her. When she woke up and started screaming Hazarat Ali strangled her to death. He fled from the victim’s house after committing the crime," Kishore Baruah, police officer of Dhekiajuli police station said.
On the other hand, the accused person Hazarat Ali said that, he went to the house of the victim girl’s house to rape her.
"When she woke up and started screaming, I strangled her to death. I admit my mistake," Hazarat Ali said.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered at Dhekiajuli police station in connection with this.