Minor allegedly and repeatedly raped
DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 17
ONE four-year-old Naga girl was repeatedly raped and manhandled for days at Tuli today by one Imliakum in his late 30s from Merangkong village.
The victim was an inmate of the ‘Binah Hostel’ run by the accused who is presently a resident of Longpong Ward Tuli.When contacted, OC Tuli PS said the accused was immediately arrested and kept in a lock up. The accused voluntarily admitted to his crime, the OC said.
He also said a mob numbering more than 1000 gathered at the Tuli Police Station. They were led by some NGOs demanding for the accused when the police had to resort to lathi charge, use tear gas and blank fire in order to calm the irate crowd. The incident is said to have taken place around 5:30 in the evening.
The victim is now safe in the hands of her parents, according to the police. With no Women’s Cell in Tuli, police from the Women Cell, Mokokchung have arrived there to conduct further investigation into the incident the OC added.