Three persons including a woman were arrested by Darrang Police from two villages under Dalgaon police station for their involvement in a suspected case of gang-rape and murder of a woman.

The suspected people were arrested by police after the recovery of a woman’s body in Daipam Namati village under Dalgaon police station.

The body of the woman was recovered from a deserted maize land in Daipam Namati village on Saturday.

Later, the victim was identified as Sikhla Basumatary (name changed) of around 30 years of age and a resident of Udalguri.

Police brought the body to Mangaldai civil hospital for conducting post-mortem after its recovery in the presence of the executive magistrate of Darrang district.

Police have suspected it to be a case of gang-rape and murder.

A case (No 192/2021) has been registered at Dalgaon police station under relevant sections.

However, Darrang Police has remained tight-lipped regarding the incident till the filing of this report.

Mayukh Goswami

Mayukh Goswami is Northeast Now Correspondent in Mangaldai. He can be reached at: mayukh.mld@gmail.com