GUWAHATI: The Police of Bharalumukh on Wednesday has arrested a person for alleged sexual assault on a 14-year old boy.
The incident took place at Lachit Ghat of Machkhowa on Tuesday night.
The arrested accused person has been identified as Nur Ahmed alias Niki Ahmed (22).
The police action has been initiated after the registration of a case (782/2021 u/s 342 IPC R/W Sec. 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act-2012) in Bharalumukh Police Station.
Special DGP (Law and Order) GP Singh said, "Ref. sexual assault on a minor boy at Lachit Ghat, Machkhowa (Bharalumukh PS Case No. 782/2021 u/s 342 IPC R/W Sec. 4 of the protection of children from sexual offense Act. 2012). The accused Nur Ahmed @ Niki Ahmed (22) has been arrested by @GuwahatiPol".
Earlier, in Chennai, the police arrested two sisters after they allegedly allowed a shopkeeper to rape their minor daughters and record the video of the incident as a payment for the goods the sisters has purchased from the shop. The shopkeeper raped three friends of the minor daughters of both the sisters and filmed it. The police also arrested the shopkeeper. According to police, they conducted a raid in the shop of one Perumal (48) on a tip off to seize banned tobacco products which he was selling. During the raid, police seized tobacco items and the mobile phone of the shopkeeper.
During the investigation, police was shocked when they found in the phone nearly 50 videos of children being sexually assaulted by a man. The police, initially, thought that the shopkeeper had downloaded child pornographic content. However, later, they found the man Perumal in the videos following which police detained him. During preliminary interrogation the shopkeeper Perumal informed police that he had been sexually abusing five minors for around six months.