ITANAGAR, 19th Feb: In a sensational incident, A strong mob thrashed the alleged two rapists and lynched them after dragging them out of a Police Station here at Tezu today.
The incident occurred today when police were attempting to interrogate the alleged rapists in the police station but were overpowered by hundreds of people who barged into the police station and dragged out the two accused .
The accused have been identified as Sanjay Sobar and Jagdish Lohar both migrant workers from Assam.
Earlier on, Sunday the duo was arrested in connection with the rape and murder of one 5 year old minor girl.
As per reports the situation is tense in the area and District Administration has imposed 144CrpC in Tezu to avoid any untoward incident.
Reacting on the news report, Chief Minister Pema Khandu has expressed grief andr shock over the rape and murder of a minor girl at Wakro in Lohit district. Extending solidarity with the family members of the minor who was first raped and then brutally murdered, Khandu termed the incident as barbaric and inhuman.
While ,terming such act as heinous crime as one of the most gruesome , he stated the culprits deserve severe punishments under the law.
However, expressing shock over todays unfortunate incident at Tezu where mob lynched the alleged accused of rape and murder of a minor, who were in police custody, Khandu ordered for a police enquiry by DIGP Eastern Range Apur Bitin. He sought report to be submitted within seven days.
Meanwhile SI Bidan Gosh In-charge Police Station Tezu, Lady SI Nich Rupa duty officer and Ct. T Changmi, Sentry on duty have been placed under suspension and the SP Tezu has been transferred for their inefficiency in dealing the matter.