One Arrested in Baksa for Allegedly Raping Minor
Meanwhile, the Labdanguri police arrested the accused acting on a complaint filed by the victim.
GUWAHATI: Crime against women and girls continues in Assam. A man has been arrested for allegedly, raping a minor girl in Bijni, Baksa.
The accused, identified as Fazlur Ali, raped a 15-year girl while the victim went to bring their domestic goats from a nearly gazing land. The incident happened in the Labdanguri area.
Meanwhile, the Labdanguri police arrested the accused acting on a complaint filed by the victim. Sensation still prevails in the area.
Several organizations including the local AASU unit and Hindu Jagaran Mancha demanded capital punishment for the accused. Besides, some have appealed to the government to enact a stringent law against rape and other sexual offenses against women and girls.
Earlier, a 32-year-old man accused of raping a minor was hacked to death by the victim's father in Rajkot on August 19. According to reports, the incident occurred on Thursday night on Sant Kabir Road, meanwhile, police have arrested the father of a child rapist and his friend Dinesh for allegedly killing Vijay Mer, a resident of Kanak Nagar in Rajkot. Mer was out on bail, police said. According to reports, Mer's brother Ashwin Mer has filed murder charges against the rape victim's father and his accomplice Dinesh Rangpara.
According to police, the accused fled with his minor daughter in May 2020. The girl's father then filed a missing person's complaint against her under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCO) Law.
Later, the girl's father filed a habeas corpus petition in the Gujarat High Court, after which the police identified the minors and Merk, who live in Manavadar town of Junagarh, and brought them back in March 2021.