Forizul Rahman, one of the accused in the sensational double rape and murder case has been shot by the police as he tried to escape. 

The accused has sustained grievous injuries and is admitted at the Fakruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital (FAAMCH) in Barpeta, Assam. 

The incident took place during search operation near Bedlangmari in Kokrajhar district of Assam. 

This was informed by Assam Police’s Special DG – GP Singh. 

“Reference alleged kokrajhar double Rape and murder case – one of the accused tried to escape during search operation near Bedlangmari, Salbari and police had to fire to prevent him from escaping. He’s grievously injured and hospitalised,” GP Singh tweeted. 

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Notably, Forizul Rahman is one of the main accused in the double rape and murder case. 

A total of seven persons including the three main accused- Nasibul Ali Sk and Forizul Rahman and Muzammel Seikh have been arrested by the police in the case. 

Two minors from Assam’s Kokrajhar were gang-raped and later murdered by the accused. 

The two minors found hanging from a tree under mysterious circumstances at Abhiyakuthi village in Kokrajhar district on June 11. 

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