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Child molesters arrested

At a time when slogans of women and girl child rights and women empowerment are being discussed, crime and violence on women and minor are being resurfaced from various parts of the state. The police has arrested two persons on allegations of charges of molesting and sexually harassing a five year girl child at Borengajuli TE under Dimakuchi PS of Udalguri district on Friday.

The shocking incident that reportedly occurred on the night of Wednesday night last , based on the complaint, of victim's mother assisted by Pherenga Dao NGO members police have arrested the two accused namely Shibu Gowala (50) and Om Kumar Gowala (20) disclosed police sources.

The accused, after being produced before a local court,have been forwarded to judicial custody.

A case under relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, has been registered at the Dimakuchi PS and the investigation into the incident was underway.The heinous crime has evoked strong protest ,with locals hailing efforts of Pherenga Dao NGO members.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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