The two minor girls who were found hanging form a tree in Assam’s Kokrajhar district have been raped and murdered. This was stated by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on social media.

CM Sarma took to social media and stated that the two girls are the victims of rape and murder. The Assam CM also stated that the culprits have been identified.

“The rape and murder of two minor tribal Girls have been been solved. @lrbishnoiassam , IGP,BTR called me to inform about the outcome of the investigation. I have visited their residence on Sunday. Feeling extremely a sense of satisfaction that the Culprits have been identified,” Sarma tweeted.

Police on Monday had arrested two persons identified as Nasibul Ali and Farijul Rahman in connection with the incident.

The minor girls — 14 and 16 years — were found dead, hanging from a tree at Abhayakhuti under Kokrajhar police station on Sunday.

So far, police have arrested seven people in connection with the case.