Guwahati/ 24th April’2018 (Prag News Desk):
The heinous season of rising crime against women and girl child in the state of Assam doesn’t seem to fade away.
Yet another sensational case of rape was reported from Margherita in Tinsukia district, where a minor girl was allegedly gang-raped at Balukhad area of Margherita by two miscreants identified as Bikash Sharma and Rikesh Pradhan (both 20 years age).
This incident reportedly took place on the night of April 16 at Namdang tea estate, when both the accused forced themselves on the minor girl. Later the two accused threatened the victim and the victim’s family with dire consequences if anyone revealed the incident or their identity.
The incident came to light later when the family members of the victim informed Margherita Police Station, OC Girin Sonowal who immediately arrested both the accused.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered at Margherita police Station in connection with the shocking incident.
Ramanus Lakra, General Secretary of All Adivasi Students Association of Assam, Tinsukia District Committee, has condemned the incident and demands for capital punishment to the two accused.