Spike In Rape And Murder Cases


KOKRAJHAR, MAY 22: Once again a 9-year-old minor girl was raped by an aged person in Bishmuri area of Kokrajhar district within a couple of days.

The incident took place at Bishmuri area of Kokrajhar which has come into light when Kokrajhar district committee of the Bodo Students Union (ABSU) and Bishmuri anchalik committee ABSU have conducted a thorough investigation having an information about the incident.

The accused person who was identified as Raghunath Narzary, who is now about 55-year-old has been repeatedly raped over three times the minor girl since few days ago.

The victim family members lodged an FIR with Kokrajhar police station, case no.387/2021,u/s 376AB R/W section 4 of POCSO Act.2005.

The accused person has been absconding since Thursday night whose house is very adjacent to the victim’s house at the remote area of Bishmuri.

The victim girl has been sent to hospital for medical.

Police has started it’s investigation into the incident.

Various organisations including the All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) and Child Welfare Committee, Kokrajhar expressed their serious concern over the rise in anti-social activities and atrocities towards women, including rape and murder and use of drugs at different places in Bodoland Region and urged the government to take stern action against the guilty involved..

Chairperson of Child Welfare Committee, Kokrajhar Malati Rani Narzary expresses her serious concern over the rise in rape and murder of girl child in various part of the state, including Kokrajhar.

Narzary said a 9 years old girl was raped by a 55 years old man in a remote village under Bishmuri police post in Kokrajhar district three times since last April. She also stated that the victim’s 14 years old elder sister was found hanging under mysterious circumstances two days after she caught the culprit committing the crime. The girl was produced before the Child Welfare committee Kokrajhar today. A medical test was also carried out today. The accused Rughunath Narzary is absconding.

Narzary said there has been a steep rise in the incident of rape and sexual abuse of minor girls and demanded strong action and punishment against the perpetrators.

President of Kokrajhar district committee ABSU Kripesh Daimary also strongly condemns the rape of the 9 years old girl and demanded that the accused must be arrested and punished with the stringent punishments.

The ABSU have registered a case against the accused demanding immediate arrest and punishment of the culprits involved.