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Karbi king caught on rape charge

The Hamren police in Karbi Anglong on Tuesday have arrested a titular Karbi king acting on a rape charge against him. The victim  is a mother of four children whom he raped before asking her not to disclose.

According to allegations, the 52 year old titular King Horsingh Ronghang visited her recently at night at raped the 32 year woman and left in the morning.

Ronghang, the influential Karbi leader asked the victim to keep mum and threatened the victim of untold consequences if she makes it.

This has forced the couple to move to local people who suggested the victim to file a formal complaint with the police.

Acting on the complaint, the Hamren police on Monday called up Ronghang to be arrested early in the morning.

“Immediately  after we registered the case we called up Ronghang when he turned up he was arrested,” said a police official in Hamren where he was initially detained.

Ronghang is believed to have openly confessed to have committed the crime.

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