Tension erupted over the rape and murder of a 14-year-old student of Nepaltilla HS School in North Tripura last night.
Police said the culprit was identified as Sajal Sarkar(18), a construction worker, but he was yet to be arrested despite a massive search.
According to report, the victims family had gone to Rath Yatra festival along with neighbours leaving her alone in the house. On the way back home, the girl's father saw Sajal nearby and found her dead inside.
A medical test established that she was strangled after rape.
A Minor Girl Raped, Killed Tripura Police Press Release