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Two arrested in Howly rape case

A local court in Barpeta remanded two youths to three days police custody after they were produced in connection with the Howly gangrape case early this week.  

The youths were identified as Moklesur Rahman and Nijamuddin who along with two others gangraped a 12 year old girl at a room near the Barpeta Medical College Hospital.  

Howly police registered a case against the duo (No 534/15 U/S 366(A)/376/420/34) and R/W Sec  4 of POCSO (Protection of Child & Sexual Offence) after being caught on Saturday wee hours. The main accused Jahangir  Ali and one of his associates are still absconding.

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