Tinsukia : A session court in Tinsukia awarded life imprisonment to the prime accused in the sensational twin train murder-rape case. Bikash Das has been convicted for rape-murder and sentenced to life imprisonment by the court of Justice Parthiv Jyoti Saikia on June 7th, 2019.
Twin train rape-murder case accused gets life imprisonment
It may be recalled, a student of B Sc 5th semester at the Assam Agriculture University was found murdered aboard a train at Simaluguri railway station in Sivasagar district in July 2018. The semi-clad body of the girl was recovered lying in a pool of blood. Reports stated that she was raped before her murder on the moving train.
Verdict passed on the sensational twin train rape-murder case
Within 24 hours of the girl’s body being discovered by the police, yet another 62 year old woman was recovered from the toilet of the Avadh-Assam Express at Mariani Junction of Jorhat district.
Das was held from Tinsukia Railway Station while his accomplice Bipin Pandey, who hails from Bihar and was a rickshaw puller, was arrested from Dibrugarh-Bangalore Express at Banipur Station.