Father rapes 11-year step daughter

Father rapes 11-year step daughter

Kohima, October 10: In a gruesome incident, an 11-year-old child was reportedly raped by her step-father.
The accused was reportedly arrested today following a complaint lodged by Meluri Town Women Welfare Society.
Pochury Hoho sources said that the mother had seen him raping the daughter last night.
However, she informed the women society about the rape today, who formally lodged the complaint in Meluri Police Station.
Police nabbed the culprit and put him behind bars. On learning about the arrest, angry mob, both men and women gheraod the police station demanding the accused to be handed over to them.
But apex bodies of Pochury tribe, including the Hoho, mothers association and students union intervened while SP Phek also rushed to the spot and took stock of the situation.
Meanwhile, Pochury Hoho while condemning the incident said such inhuman and abominable act does not have any place in the society.
The Hoho president Chulekhu urged the law enforcing agency to book the culprit under non-bailable offence and award capital punishment as per the law. (Page News Service)