Minor Gangraped In Kokrajhar, 3 Arrested


Kokrajhar, May 24: The three accused persons involved in the gang-raped of a 16 years old minor girl under Salakati police outpost in Kokrajhar district today.

According to police, a 16 years school girl was allegedly gang-raped by three persons when she was on way back home from nearby shop around 7 pm Monday evening. The girl had gone to buy some necessary items at the shop which is around 100 metres from her home. While returning, the accused forcefully took the girl to an isolated place and took turn in raping her. They also threatened the girl to remain silent. The victim after reaching home told everything to her mother, following an FIR was registered.

The the accused identified as Afruddin Islam (22 yrs), Mustafa Ali (23 yrs), both of Deoboba under Salakati police station in Kokrajhar district and Sanejuddin Ali (19 yrs) of Arimari under Chapar police station in Dhubri were arrested.

A FIR was registered with Kokrajhar PS Case No. 247/22 u/s 363/368/376(3)/376(d)(a)/34 IPC R/W Sec o6 of POCSO Act.

The All Koch Rajbongshi Students Union (AKRSU) and locals today carried out a protest at Salakati police outpost demanding immediate arrest of all the accused and punishment to the guilty involved. The AKRSU gave 24 hours ultimatum to the police demanding arrests of all the accused. They also demanded stern punishment against the accused.

Local Sidli MLA Jayanta Basumatary also visited Salakati outpost to take stock about the situation. Condemning the incidents, the MLA called upon the police administration to take necessary action against the accused involved in the two incidents of minor rape case under the Salakati police outpost.

This is third incidents of minor rape in Kokrajhar this May month, two cases under Salakati police station.

In May 9, a 15 years old minor tribal girl was raped and clicked photographs of the incident and made it viral by the accused under Salakati police outpost. Though an FIR was filed, the accused identified as Amir Hamja, 24 yrs, of Salakati Bazar Majidpara is still on the run.

Before that on May 6, two minors aged 13 and 14 were held captive whole night and gang-raped by three persons under Kokrajhar police station. All the accused- in their teens- were arrested.