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Minor girl found dead in school compound; 1 arrested

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 22: A minor girl was found murdered in the playground premises of a school at Kacharigaon Thursday morning. The body was found in a semi-nude state, which raises suspicion that the minor girl was sexually assaulted, police said.
According to PRO, Dimapur Police, the body of the girl was recovered at around 7 a.m. in the morning in a semi-nude state with injuries. He said the identity of the girl was later established and happens to be a Naga.
The PRO said that one person has been arrested in connection with the murder of the minor girl and further investigation is on.
Meanwhile, the village councils of Kacharigaon Phevima, Indisen, Senjum, Aoyimkum and Kashiram have condemned the brutal murder of a minor girl, whose body was found in a school premises this morning.
In a condemnation note, Vitho Zao, Chairman, Kacharigaon village; Tonti Jamir, Chairman, Indisen village; Chenithung Ezung, Chairman, Senjum village; John Imchen, Chairman Aoyimkum village and T S Meren, Chairman, Kashiram Village expressed shock at the heinous crime committed within the school premises, which is a reputed school imparting quality education to the children of neighbouring villages.
The 5 village councils resolved that perpetrators of such crime deserve no mercy and most severe punishment should be awarded to them without any condition once apprehended.
Stating that they would not harbor criminals within the jurisdiction of the councils, they said they would extend full cooperation to assist the police in any way to apprehend the culprit(s)/murder(s).
The Councils appealed to the police and investigation agency not to leave any stone unturned to nab the murderer and award capital punishment befitting a murder.
(Page News Service)