A daily-wage earner from South Garo Hills district in Meghalaya, who was accused of raping a minor, was killed by the rape survivor’s father and three others, the police stated on Monday.
Harun Sheikh (42), a resident of a village beneath the jurisdiction of Silkigre police station in Meghalaya’s South Garo Hills district, succumbed to his accidents on Saturday whereas present process remedy at a neighborhood public healthcare centre.
Priyanshu Pandey, superintendent of police (SP), South Garo Hills, stated the accused had dedicated the crime at night time on August 5. The matter got here to mild, when on Saturday the rape survivor narrated the ordeal to her mom, who, in flip, advised her husband.
The enraged father together with a few of his mates accosted Sheikh and fatally injured him.
“The daddy of the rape survivor is among the many 4 individuals arrested and two separate circumstances have been registered beneath the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, and for homicide,” the SP stated.
The deceased, who had married to a neighborhood Garo girl a yr in the past, is survived by his spouse and step-children.
Anurag Thakur, deputy inspector-general (DIG) (Western Vary), Meghalaya, stated safety has been beefed up within the space to stop any untoward incident and the stringent norms beneath the POCSO Act, 2012, can be complied with.