Kokrajhar, May 30: Police today apprehended the main accused involved in the rape of a 16 years old minor girl and cyber crime under Salakati police outpost in Kokrajhar on May 8 last.
The accused Amir Hamja, 24 yrs, S/o Solimuddin Ali of Salakati Bazar Majidpara, under Salakati Police post in Kokrajhar was arrested from Salakati area this morning. He was later brought to Kokrajhar police station.
The accused befriended the minor girl and raped her. The accused also clicked photographs of the incident and made it viral.
A case has been registered at Kokrajhar PS case no 226 date 13/05/2022, u/s 342/376 (3) IPC R/W section 6 of POCSO Act, R/W section 66(E)/67 IT Act, 3(1)(W)/3(2)(v) Sc & ST Prevention of Atrocities Act. The case has been registered under cybercrime and POCSO Act.
Meanwhile a protest dharna was carried out at Salakati demanding stern actions and punishment to the guilty involved.
Organised by Salakati Anchalik Boro Samaj, around 1000 people including representative from various organisations and locals participated in the protest. They also demands to take measures on crime against children are prevented and all the culprits/ perpetrators committed are given strict punishment under the law of our country.