Assam : Minor Girl Gang-Raped In Kokrajhar; 2 Held 

 

  • NET Web Desk

A minor girl was allegedly raped by three men in Assam’s Kokrajhar district and police have apprehended two offenders in connection with the incident.

According to a senior official, the heinous crime occurred on Monday night at Dholmara village, while the 16-year-old girl was returning home from a neighbouring shop.

Meanwhile, the girl’s father lodged a First Information Report (FIR) at Kokrajhar police station, alleging that three youths had raped his daughter.

The FIR was registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

“We have already detained two of the accused from Lalkura Part-II today, and are looking for the third culprit,” informed the official.

The All Koch-Rajbongshi Students’ Union (AKRSU), among several political and social organizations have strongly condemned the incident and demanded stringent punishment for the perpetrators.