The Assam government, on Thursday, announced that a Fast-Track Court will hear the sensational Nandita Saikia murder case. 

The announcement was made by Assam education minister Ranuj Pegu after a cabinet meeting in Guwahati. 

Moreover, the Assam cabinet has directed special DGP – GP Singh to monitor investigation into the case. 

Nandita Saikia, the college girl from Lakhimpur district in Assam, who sustained grievous injuries in a machete attack, succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday.  

Nandita was undergoing treatment at the Brahmaputra Diagnostic and Hospital in Dibrugarh, Assam after being attacked with a machete, on Saturday, by Rintu Sarma in Dhemaji district of Assam.  

Also read: Assam Congress demands exemplary punishment for Nandita Saikia’s murderer

Nandita hailed from Naba Kathbari village in Dhakuakhana. She was a BA third-semester student of Maridhal College in Dhemaji.  

Nandita was killed by Rintu Sharma with a machete for rejecting his marriage proposal. Meanwhile, police have arrested Rintu Sarma. Rintu Sarma is an employee at the Maridhal College in Dhemaji, where the victim was a student. 

Meanwhile, opposition Congress has demanded exemplary punishment for the murderer of college girl from Lakhimpur district Nandita Saikia.  

The Assam Congress has said that the death of Nandita Saikia is a result of BJP-led state government’s failure to maintain law and order. 

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