Assam: 43-yr-old man 'sexually assaults' minor in Karimganj; arrested
Police arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly molesting a mentally challenged minor girl in Assam’s Karimganj district.
According to the officer-in-charge of Badarpur Police Station Dipak Saikia, the man had allegedly raped his 17-year-old neighbour on Saturday.
Police said that the girl was alone in the house and was strolling in the backyard when the accused dragged her into a room and allegedly raped her.
A case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered against the accused, police informed.
"Since the girl is a minor and mentally challenged, her statement has been taken very carefully and she is undergoing a medical examination," Saikia said.
(Edited by Aparmita Das)
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