Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted,
"Rape and murder of two minor tribal girls have been solved... Feeling extremely a sense of satisfaction that the culprits have been identified."
Source: India Today.
The police reported that seven persons have been arrested so far in connection with the alleged rape and murder of two girls in Assam's Kokrajhar district.
The girls, aged 14 and 16, belonged to the Rabha community and were found hanging from a tree and the accused have been arrested who were in connection with the incident.
Those who are under arrest, are being interrogated and further investigations are ongoing.
A Special Investigative Team constituted by senior state police official LR Bishnoi is probing the case.
As per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault, the victim's identity has not been revealed till now to protect her privacy.