34 C
Guwahati
Saturday, June 22, 2024

1 held under POCSO in Sivasagar

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

HT Correspondent

SIVASAGAR, May 14: The police arrested a person for sexually two minor girls in Sivasagar.

- Advertisement -

The accused has been identified as Suraj Rajak of Samastipur in Bihar. He has been booked under section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2019 (Amendment) Cr PC, Article 376  on Monday following an FIR filed by parents of two minor girls aged four and five years respectively.

According to reports, the accused worked in a laundry and lived in a rented house in Rang Ghar Chariali near the victim’s family. He had reportedly been sexually abusing the two little girls for a long period by enticing them with sweets and chocolates till they complained of acute pain to their parents. He was produced before the judicial magistrate from where he was sent to jail.

Monica Saikia, a leading women activist of the state condemned the incident and demanded exemplary punishment while Indrani Rajkumari, general secretary of the Sadaou Asom Mohila Samity, demanded capital punishment for the criminal.

- Advertisement -
The Hills Times
The Hills Timeshttps://thehillstimes.in/
Welcome to The Hills Times, your trusted source for daily news and updates in English from the heart of Assam, India. Since our establishment in 2000, we've been dedicated to providing timely and accurate information to our readers in Diphu and Guwahati. As the first English newspaper in the then undemarcated Karbi Anglong district, we've forged a strong connection with diverse communities and age groups, earning a reputation for being a reliable source of news and insights. In addition to our print edition, we keep pace with the digital age through our website, https://thehillstimes.in, where we diligently update our readers with the latest happenings day by day. Whether it's local events, regional developments, or global news, The Hills Times strives to keep you informed with dedication and integrity. Join us in staying ahead of the curve and exploring the world through our lens.
Latest news
- Advertisement -
Related news
- Advertisement -
Best Romantic Places to Visit In Goa In June-July 10 Refreshing Hill Stations To Beat The South Indian Heat 8 Beautiful Flower Trees That Bloom In Spring Across The World 7 Treks To Embark On In Northeast India Journey Through Beauty: South India’s Scenic Train Rides