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2 dead bodies recovered
Staff Reporter Dimapur, Oct 17 (NPN):
Published on 18 Oct. 2010 12:30 AM IST
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Two persons who had reportedly gone for catching river frogs went missing since Saturday and their bodies discovered near the Dhansiri river belt at Sangtamtilla rail crossing on the Assam-Nagaland border Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Rokovilie Angami (32) son of Zhanyu Meyaso and Aye Kapfo (35) son of Apfu Kapfo, both from Toulazou village adjacent to Kuda village, Dimapur district.
The heads of both victims were gashed open with a sharp object while the hand of one was severed from the shoulder region.
Police from Assam and Nagaland, after initial investigation, concluded that both were murdered at another place then dumped at the site where they were found.
A sack containing river frogs was also recovered from the site,confirmed that both had gone for catching frogs.
According to ASI P. Buarah of Lumding GRPS police station, it was suspected that after the brutal murder, the dead bodies were dumped at the site in order to mislead police that the victims were run over by train.
Baruah however asserted, that there was no evidence to suggest that the victims were run over by train.
The ASI further said since the GRPS Dimapur had already taken up the matter , the Assam Police did not register any case.
Dimapur police also confirmed that both were murdered and not run over by train. Police sources said family members of the victims combed the area but did not find any evidence that the two were murdered at the same spot.
One Assam police personnel, SI Motihur Rahman remarked, “border area main aisahi hota hain(These happen in the border area.”
SDPO Niuland said Dimapur police would leave no stone unturned to solve to nab the killers and solve the case. He said that a case was registered was and investigation on.
The bodies were retrieved from the site in the presence of Assam and Nagaland police and taken to Dimapur Civil Hospital for postmortem. The family members claimed the bodies after the postmortem.

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