May 9, 2021

Class-9 girl abducted, gang-raped in Dhupguri

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Jalpaiguri, Sep. 3: A Class-9 student was allegedly kidnapped and raped by two youths at Dhupguri in the Jalpaiguri district when she was on her way to a store near her residence on Tuesday evening. The girl was kidnapped by two bikers.
According to the girl, she was taken to an abandoned school-building where she was raped by two youths. After committing heinous act, she was dropped her area by them. The family along with the victim went to the PS on Wednesday to register a case against the accused.

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On the basis of the victim’s statement, the police on Wednesday registered a case under sections 376 (rape), 366 (kidnapping or abducting woman), 366-A and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused. The girl was sent to the hospital for the medical test. Police arrested one of the two accused, identified as Khurshid.
Local BJP pointed the main accused Khurshid by saying he is a relative of local TMC Panchayet member, but Chandan Bhowmick, district Trinamul coordinator denied the allegation and said that TMC had no relation with the accused.