Young woman raped in train in Assam, one nabbed

Young woman raped in train in Assam, one nabbed

Guwahati, Sep 23 (IANS) A youth was arrested in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Friday on charge of raping a 20-year-old woman in a train while search is on for his two accomplices, police said.

Police said the crime took place in the Tinsukia-bound Bangalore-Tinsukia Express on Thursday night.

“The young woman, who works as a domestic help in Bengaluru, was returning home in Tinsukia ahead of Durga Puja. Most passengers travelling in a particular compartment alighted at Dibrugarh station on Thursday night. The three youth travelling in the compartment later took the woman to the train toilet and raped her,” the police said.

After the train reached New Tinsukia station on Friday morning, the woman narrated the incident to her brother who had come to the station to receive her.

He informed the Government Railway Police at the station, after which one accused was held.

The woman later lodged a formal complaint against the three youths.

Police said the arrested youth, Prahlad Chhetri, confessed to his involvement in the crime but maintained that the other two were not involved.

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  1. Few days back Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar termed ‘small incident’ when belong to ‘Gua Raksha Samiti’
    found gruesome murder of a Muslim couple and gang rape of their two relatives, including a 13 years old girl.

    Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma said his comments on foreigners wearing skirts were ‘advisory in nature’ and were meant for those tourists who were visiting religious places.

    When ‘Nirbhaya’ was brutally raped and murdered in Delhi BJP mobilized youths to bring down Congress ruled Sheila Dixit government.

    In UP they made ‘Bahu Beti bachao panchayat’ to burn Muzzafarngar in UP killing 50 and displacing nearly 50,000 in their own nation.

    PM Modi wanted “beti bachao,beti padhao’ .But in debut BJP ruled Assam another daughter is raped before ‘Selfie with daughter’.

    Where is the ‘acche din’ for women of India?

    Jai Hind

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