Main accused in Nandini rape and murder case arrested


Raigunj: Police have arrested the main accused in the rape and murder of seven year old Nandini Sarkar. The arrested named Utpal Barman has been remanded to five days of police custody after being produced at Raigunj CJM court.

The girl was missing since 1 July. Her half naked body was recovered from a jute field of the area. It was revealed in Medical test that she was raped but the accused was absconding even 48 hours after the crime. Opposition leader Suryakanta Mishra visited the house of the victim on Saturday. He declared that if the accused is not arrested within 24 hours CPI(M) will launch protests following which the accused was arrested on Saturday night.