LAKHIMPUR: The Lakhimpur police have arrested four youths on Monday hours after they allegedly gangraped a 14 year girl in Naoboisa before dumping her on the roadside.
Acting on a tip off, a team of police picked up the four youths while another is absconding. Identified as Munindra Sarkar, Ramani Ghose, Gushan Mandal and Manoj Biswas, they were picked up from Kolakhowa area in the wee hours. A team of senior police officers has been interrogating the accused persons who would be produced before the local court seeking them in police custody.
The gory incident took place on Sunday evening in Naoboisa area where the minor girl was forcibly picked up from the road to be gangraped by five miscreants at night.
She was rescued in a critical condition on the roadside in the wee hours. Local residents and police have rushed her to the hospital where she has been battling to survive.
Meanwhile, many local residents and individuals have demanded exemplary punishment of the perpetrators.
The All Koch Rajbongshi Students Union(Pradip Ray faction) has warned to take up arms movement to put pressure for solving demnads of Scheduled Tribe(ST) status to the Koch Rajbonshis and Kamatapur state in the country.The students union alleged that BJP led government at centre and state have been tactically subsides the demands of the community.
Speaking the Reporters at a Press Conference held at Kokrajhar Press Club on Monday,Pradip Ray,president of AKRSU slammed the BJP led alliance government at Dispur and Delhi that government has yet to fulfill promises that kept during assembly elections to the demand and issues of the community. He said that the students unon has resolved to intensified vigorous mass movement seeking Scheduled Tribe (ST) status and Kamatapur separate state within Indian constitution after March 21 if government fail to hold tripartite talks on their demands by March 20. He demanded early solutions of issue and demands of the community.
He has alleged that state and centre government have been tactically delayed the issues of ST status granting and creation of Kamatapur state under Article 2 & 3 of the Indian constitution.The students union termed BJP led state government is misolia government because BJP party has failed to fulfill promises and commitment, which kept promises during elections. Ray announced series of agitation programmes seeking ST status,Kamatapur state,which included 36-hours proposed Kamatapur and Assam bandh on March 21,National Highway blockade for 12-hours o March 30,Railway blockade for 12 hours on April 12 next, 100 hours Chakka bandh on April 24 next.
Ray has warned to take arms movement for seeking solutions of the issues and demands
In 365 days 246 people have been killed either by speeding bikes or vehicles on the streets of Guwahati leave alone the rest of the state in 2012. And the terrible trend is that the number is increasing day by day. But the pedestrians can leave a sigh of relief as the city police have equipped themselves with Speed Inceptors to nab the motorists who have been creating havoc in the city streets.
The four German technology vehicles with modern facilities will be roaming in the streets of the city with the immediate effect. Addressing a press conference Assam Police IGP (central western range) L R Bishnoi said that this modern technology equipped vehicle will help in reducing road accidents in the city and elsewhere.
“The traffic interceptors are basically traffic enforcement and education vehicles. These contain Speed Laser Camera, Breath Alcohol Analyzer, Top Surveillance Camera, Roof mounted Flip Down Monitor, Top Bar light cum siren, UPS and additional batteries. The speed Laser Camera is capable of capturing a clear number plate of speeding vehicles above the set speed limit from 300 metres onwards. The offenders are either stopped at the enforcement point or made to pay spot fine,” Bishnoi said.
The cameras which are installed in the vehicles have 450X zoom that can capture the number plate of a speeding vehicle from a distance up to 250 metrein all kind of weathers in day time and up to 120 metres during the night hours. In addition to collection spot fines, a data bank of such offenders will be stored in data base.
“Besides, the top surveillance camera can pick out one way violation, dangerous driving, lane changing without signal, wrong parking and other violation of the traffic norms,” he added.
The state police have trained up 44 personnel to take up the job who will be on duty round the clock in four zones of the city. The other states who have already used this technology seen a drastic change in decreasing the accident rate. In the process Assam has become the first state in the northeastern region to install this facility.
It can also be mentioned that the traffic department has collected Rs 3 crore in 2012 from fines collected from the traffic rule violators inside the city only. As per the government records, there are around 15 lakh vehicles plying in the state and out of these 4 lakhs are in Guwahati.
The Sikargaon Ground in Kokrajhar falls silent. ABSU conference comes to an end on Sunday. Organized by ABSU’s Banargaon unit, the two-day conference pulled huge crowd on Saturday and Sunday.
The conference discussed the various issues confronting the Bod people and cleared a slew of resolutions including social uplift of the common people, ensuring quality education in the schools and colleges. ABSU general secretary Romeo P Narzary attended the open session as chief guest presided over by Tikaram Narzary.
The conference set up a new committee of the anchalik committee with Madan Kumar Mushahary as president, Manajit Daimary as general secretary and Hementa Borgoyary as cashier for next two years.