Guwahati: In a gruesome incident a teenage girl from Assam’s Barpeta district was allegedly raped and brutally murdered in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Jasminara Akhtar. She was pursuing BSc Nursing in East-West College in Bengaluru.
After her enrollment, the family members dropped her at the institute on December 14 and returned back. Later on December 16, the body of the student was mysteriously recovered. Family members of Jasminara have alleged that a young student and two classmates, along with another student, killed their ward.
The Bengaluru Police have already arrested a man named Anisur Rahman from Goalpara, who is suspected as the main accused.
Various parties in Barpeta have demanded that the main accused be hanged after investigating the incident.
One of the locals from Jasmin’s native place said, “The man reportedly is a friend of her brother. He was helping her with the admission, too. On Wednesday, the victim went to the accuser’s residence and later was found in a pool of blood by locals.”
The local also added, “If Jasmin was raped and then murdered we want all the accused to be punished rigorously and want capital punishment for all of them”.
Police sources added that the accused was known to the victim.