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Girl allegedly raped in moving tempo

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

Goalpara, May 7: Bringing back memories of the Nirbhaya rape incident, a young girl was allegedly raped by the driver and his aide in a moving tempo on Wednesday near Lakhipur town in Goalpara district.

The incident took place when the girl, aged about 15 years, was travelling alone in the tempo. She was on her way home. The driver along with his aide allegedly committed the heinous crime and dumped her on the road. Later she was found by the roadside, fighting to her life and admitted to the civil hospital.

The victim is responding to the treatment in Goalpara Civil Hospital and gave her statement to the police. After her statement, the police have geared up to b the two culprits involved in the incident. “We are not going to spare the culprits and bring them to book soon,” said Rojee Kalita, ASP.

Meanwhile, Banti Talukdar, EAC and Hemi Borah, DSWO met the victim and urged the hospital authority to take special care of her. A team of Child Welfare Committee is also monitoring the incident and providing counseling to the victim.

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