Railway Police today (Sep 24) filed the charge-sheet in the double train rape & murder case, naming Bikash Das and Bipin Pandey, arrested in connection with the two crimes, as accused. RPF filed the 12-page charge-sheet at the Nazira Subdivisional Judicial Magistrate’s Court.
Bikash Das and Bipin Pandey were arrested in connection with the shocking rape and murder cases of a young college student and a 48-year-old woman in two separate incidents at running trains earlier in July this year.
#BREAKING | Charge-sheet filed at Nazira court in connection with train rape-and-murder cases, arrested duo Bikash Das and Bipin Pandey named as accused in the rape and murder of a young college student and a 48-year-old woman in two separate incidents at Simaluguri and Mariani. pic.twitter.com/nKWGtdf7xN
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While the body of a young college girl was found inside the toilet of the Rangia-Dibrugarh Express at Simaluguri station in Sivasagar district on July 10, the body of another woman was recovered from the lavatory of the Avadh Assam Express at Mariani railway station in Jorhat district on July 11.
In both the incidents, the victims were found in a semi-nude condition while they appeared to have been strangulated to death with a towel-like cloth tied to their necks.
Police had released a sketch of one of the suspects prepared on the basis of inputs provided by the college girl’s mother. Bikash Das, the prime suspect, who later confessed to having sexually assaulted the young college girl and the second victim with the help of Bipin Pandey, his accomplice, was arrested from Tinsukia.
Bipin was arrested by a team of Dibrugarh Police from a train while he was trying to flee Assam.