Two cousin sisters had been discovered hanging from a tree in a distant village in Assam’s Kokrajhar district, police mentioned.
The victims had been each minors, police mentioned, and added that their households have alleged that the ladies had been raped and killed. Police are awaiting the post-mortem report to determine whether or not it was a suicide or rape and homicide, just like the household has alleged.
A case has been registered and an investigation has been began.
(*2*) SS Panesar, Additional Superintendent of Police, Kokrajhar mentioned.
The cousins had been discovered hanging in a forest of their village the place they lived.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma shall be visiting the village in the present day to take inventory of the scenario, officers mentioned.