SHILLONG, Jan 03: After almost a month, absconding Williamnagar gang-rape accused was on Thursday arrested from Cherangre, Tura in West Garo hills district, police said.
Acting on tip off, the 17 years old accused (name withheld) from Jakopgre village of East Garo hills district was arrested from his sister’s place at Cherangre.
Mentionably, on December 13 last year, an 18 year-old girl was gang-raped by 16 boys and men in East Garo hills district. The girl along with her friends was on their way home from the Simsang festival when they were accosted by the alleged rapists.
15 alleged rapists have already been arrested by the police.