12 year old girl set ablaze by house owner in Raha, 2 suspects arrested

Nagaon: In a shocking incident reported from Assam’s Raha town, a 12 year old Karbi girl was allegedly murdered and set ablaze by her house owner on Thursday.

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Reportedly, the 12 year old girl, who works as a house help, was seeking permission to go home early to which the owner denied. Later the employer allegedly poured kerosene oil (paraffin) over the minor and burned her.

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The deceased identified as Sumila Ronghangpi, was working as domestic help for the past five years at the owner’s place who allegedly committed the heinous crime.

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The Nagaon Police arrested two suspects in connection with the case and ordered for the fast track investigation into the case.

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