Assam: Minor Girl Raped And Filmed, 2 Nabbed
Guwahati police on 19th of January, Thursday, arrested two men regarding the case while one remain absconding.
GUWAHATI: A heinous incident has been registered in the capital city of Assam where three accused allegedly raped and filmed a minor girl. Guwahati police on 19th of January, Thursday, arrested two men regarding the case while one remain absconding.
The episode took place in Guwahati's Barsapara locality. As per the officials, the criminals sexually harassed the minor girl and filmed the entire scene. The two arrested accused has been identified as Biki Ali and Babar Ali. The prime accused identified as Biki Saha, is on a run.
The concerned department has initiated a search to nab the culprit. A case has been filed against the three men in Guwahati's All Women Police Station in Panbazar.
An investigation regarding the matter was launched by the cops after receiving the reports of medical examination of the minor girl, stated the police. While the entire state was engaged in Bihu celebration, the episode took place on 14th of January, on the day of Uruka.
According to the reports, the little girl was raped by the youths. Further they filmed the entire scene on their mobile and threatened the girl to maintain silence. The accused threatened her of releasing the video in public if she fails to do so.
However, the victim confessed the episode to her family, following which a case was registered in the Panbazar police station. In the past six years, a number of 71,061 crime cases has been reported against in women in the state.
Debabrata Saikia, leader of opposition party, revealed that NCRB data implies a increase in crimes against women. He spoke about it in the Assam Assembly on 20th of December.
Furthermore, he mentioned that in 2021 from the beginning of the year to the end, 26,243 crimes were registered against women in Assam. In 2020, 21,914 crimes were committed against women, stated Saikia.
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