Abhayakhuti Murder Case: Three Convicted

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KOKRAJHAR, APRIL 6: Three accused persons have been convicted today into the Abhayakhuti rape and murder case of two minor girls in Kokrajhar district which had created sensational among the citizens in the region.

On Wednesday, the Special Court, Kokrajhar has announced the judgement against the three accused persons those were involved with Abhayakuti rape and murder case, Kokrajhar PS case No. 440/2021 where three accused persons of 7 arrested, were declared conviction with guilty doing on two minor girls.

Since the incident occurred, the family members lodged an FIR with Kokrajhar police station,case registered Kokrajhar PS case No.440/2021, 120B/302/376A/376D/376DA IPC, Read With (R/W) Section 6 of POCSO Act, R/W Section 3(1)(W)/3(2)(5) of SC/ST prevention act.

Since after the incident, several organisations including students unions, social organisations had demanded high-level investigation and strict punishment against the rape and murder case of two minor girls.

The convicted accused persons are identified as Parijul Rahman, Nasibul Ali Sheik and Mozammel Sheik of Abhayakhuti.

He informed that the court has fixed the punishment hearing and final judgement on 8th April into rape and murder case.

Public prosecutor,Manjit Ghose said that a judgement into the minor girls rape and murder case of Abhayakhuti in Kokrajhar district was given in a Special Court, Kokrajhar by special judge Chaturbedi and three were found guilty.

Notably, two minor girls of a family at Abhayakhuti were raped and later murder by perpetrators to hide the incident in Kokrajhar.

Bodies of the two girls were found on hanging condition from a tree at the nearby jungle at Abhayakhuti.

The incident took place on 11th June (2021).

“The judgement has come out within 9 months since the incident occurred besides charge-sheet against the incident was submitted on October (2021)”, Ghose said.

There were 7 accused persons were arrested against the incident, and later the charge-sheet was submitted against the three main involved culprits and subsequently four persons were released after the charge-sheet submission with the court.

Three convicted accused persons are now in the District Jail in Kokrajhar since after the incident.

Various organisations including All Rabha Women Council, All Rabha Students Union have hailed the judgement declared today and demanded a strict punishment of the convicted accused persons.