DERGAON, May 23 - Police here have arrested a sexagenarian for alleged rape of a minor girl at Bokolai under Kamarbandha police outpost in upper Assam’s Golaghat district on Saturday.
Allegation was levelled against a sexagenarian of the same village that he raped the 12-year-old girl over a period of time and later she was pregnant.
But finally the matter came to light as the minor girl was threatened not to disclose the name of the accused.
The officer-in-charge of Kamarbandha police outpost Giridhar Bora said that the accused was arrested and was produced at the Golaghat court on Saturday.
A case no. 288/20 has been registered and investigation is going on. “We are investigation the case and the accused will not be able to escape,” Bora said.
On being contacted, the Golaghat Superintendent of Police (SP) Pushpraj Singh said that the accused has been apprehended and investigation is going on. “The girl will get justice as per the law,” he said.