[INDIA] Three held for molesting minor

Friday, July 13, 2012

Guwahati: Three youths have been arrested on the charge of molesting a girl in Christianbasti region along the busy Guwahati-Shillong road on Monday night, when she was returning home after a late-night party

As per official reports the girl had entered into a brawl in the bar with her friend and after having an argument some youths attempted to molest her.

Senior Superintendent of Police Apurba Jibon Barua informed a National English daily that so far nine persons involved in the incident have been identified.

The investigation is on as police were trying to identify others.

The accused were charged with unlawful assembly, obscene act and assault on a woman with the intent to outrage her modesty, following a written complaint filed by the girl's mother.
Chief minister Tarun Gogoi termed the incident as unfortunate.
Meanwhile, he also directed the district administration and police to monitor all bars, clubs, discos and hotels and raid them at any time if there was report of any untoward incident.

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