A Central Reserve Police Drive (CRPF) jawan has been charged with allegedly raping a minor woman and making her pregnant. The incident occurred at a village of Kailasahar in Unakoti district of Tripura.
The case was filed late on Sunday night however the jawan is but to be arrested. The 35-year-old is posted at CRPF 124th battalion positioned in Shalbagan, few kilometres from state capital Agartala.
In line with sources in state police, the 17-year-old claimed in her criticism that the CRPF jawan, additionally her neighbour, raped her repeatedly for practically seven months. She grew to become pregnant however the accused denied the actual fact, she additional stated.
Based mostly on the woman’s criticism, the police registered a case beneath Part 417, 376 (c) (m) and 506 of Indian Penal Code and Part 6 of Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
“After lodging the case, we forwarded a letter to 124 battalion commandant concerning the incident. We’re ready for his or her reply until tomorrow. If we don’t get any reply by tomorrow, we’ll resolve about our subsequent plan of action,” stated Rinki Debbarma, officer in-charge of Kailasahar Girls Police Station.
The rape survivor is now seven months pregnant, she added. In the meantime, the CRPF jawan couldn’t be contacted for his response.
Earlier this month, a 54-year-old man was arrested for raping his minor neighbour in Sepahijala district.
Final month, a 17-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped in Khowai District and police had held 10 accused individuals concerned within the case.
The identical month, a 24-year-old was arrested for raping his seven-year-old neighbour in Khowai District.