GUWAHATI FEB 5: Two persons were arrested on Sunday for allegedly gangraped a 14-year-old minor girl at Lahowal in Assam’s Dibrugarh.
The accused Bhaijan Ali and Safar Ali were arrested and taken to police custody for interrogation.
According to police, the minor girl was found laying in an unconscious way from Athabari tea garden on Sunday afternoon.
“The hands and legs of the minor girl were tied with rope. It has been suspected that the minor was gang raped. She was missing since February 3. The minor girl is a resident of Bebegia village in Lahowal,” said a police source.
Bhaijan Ali is the prime accused and his two accomplice supply him liquor.
Meanwhile, police have started investigating the crime scene accompanying the prime accused.
“On February 3, the minor girl was abducted by Bhaijan Ali and he took her to Athabari tea garden and allegedly raped her for two days. Today, the mother of the victim minor girl suspected Bhaijan Ali for kidnapping her girl and questioning him and when the news spread and police was informed Baijan Ali and his accomplice were arrested,” said a police source.
Dibrugarh Additional superintendent of police (HQ) Bitul Chetia said, “We have found the girl today from tea garden area of Lahowal. We suspected that the girl was raped. We have sent her to AMCH for treatment and examination. We have also arrested the prime accused and started our investigation,”.
“We have booked the accused under Probitation of children from sexual offences Act, 2012 and 376 IPC. We are investigating the matter,” Chetia said.
The Victim said she was taken by one Baijan Ali forcefully at a tea garden and for two days she was tied up with rope.
“We condemned the incident and demand capital punishment who have committed the henious act. Within span of five days, two crimes reported from Dibrugarh. Earlier, a 4-year-old minor boy was abducted and murder. Its a total failure of police,” said Arpana Bora, woman activist of Dibrugarh.
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