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NSCW condemns rape

Dimapur, September 23: The Nagaland State Commission for Women (NSCW) has condemned the heinous act of rape committed on September...
North East

4 minors held in Assam for raping girl

KOKRAJHAR, August 12: Four minors were arrested in Assam's Kokrajhar district for allegedly raping a girl, a top police officer said. Director General of Police GP Singh said in a Tweet that the gang rape happened around two months back. It was reported by the mother of the victim at the Salakati outpost on Friday after the minor girl disclosed the matter to her earlier that day, he said. "Reference reported rape case of minor in Kokrajhar - Today at around 1 pm an information was received at Salakati OP...
North East

Assam MLA surrenders before court in rape case, gets bail

Hailakandi, June 18: Assam MLA Nijam Uddin Choudhury surrendered before a court in Hailakandi district on Saturday in a rape case and was granted bail. Choudhury surrendered before the Hailakandi district and session's judge after the court issued an arrest warrant against him on Friday. A rape case was filed in 2018 by a woman, in which Choudhury, the AIUDF legislator of Algapur, is a co-accused. "The court granted his bail application," Public Prosecutor Manika Roy said. The legislator had failed to appear before the court despite repeated summons, leading...
North East

Student leader arrested for raping domestic help

Itanagar, May 27: Arunachal Pradesh Police arrested a student leader here for allegedly raping a 21-year-old domestic help, working at his home. Milli Tetik, the accused, was arrested after the victim filed an FIR on May 23 at Women Police Station here, Capital SP Rohit Rajbir Singh said. Tetik is the president of the Kamle District Students’ Union (KDSU). The SP said that a medical examination of the victim was conducted at Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) near here, and the sexual assault on her was...
North East

High Court setback for ex Meghalaya MLA sentenced to 25 years in jail for rape

Shillong, April 14: The Meghalaya High Court has refused to interfere with a trial court order sentencing former MLA Julius Dorphang to 25 years imprisonment for raping a minor girl. The High Court bench headed by Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee which heard the matter on Thursday also directed the state government to provide a compensation of ? 20 lakh investment to the victim within three months. "The term of imprisonment of 25 years as awarded by the trial court by indicating cogent reasons therefore, does not call for any interference,"...
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