Minor girl raped, accused arrested

STAFF REPORTER IMPHAL, 3rd Feb: An eight years old girl was reportedly raped by a 21-year old man from the girl's own locality. The accused has been remanded to police custody till February 5 after being produced at Special POCSO Court in Thoubal on Friday.

According to police report, on the evening of February 1, the accused Kongjengbam Abung (21), son of K Angangcha of Wangoo Warurok, took the minor girl to a house where the youth committed the heinous crime.

Subsequent to the ghastly act, a report was filed at Wangoo Police Station at 9.30 pm of the same day by the family members of the rape survivor.

Based on the report filed, Wangoo Police registered a case under POCSO Act and arrested the accused from his house on February 1 itself. On the next day, the accused was produced before the Special POCSO court in Thoubal which remanded him to police custody till February 5. The medical examination of the accused and the minor were also conducted at JNIMS on Friday.

The case has been taken up by a woman SI of Kakching Police Station since there was no women police officer at Wangoo Police station.

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