Tura, Nov 30: A ten year old girl from the vicinity of the village of Naringgre Chidogittim under Rongjeng Police Station limits in East Garo Hills (EGH) district has allegedly been sexually assaulted by a 38 year old man on multiple occasions.
The case of sexual assault came to light after some boys saw 38 year Sparson K Sangma taking the girl to a nearby forest and attempting to abuse her on November 26 last. The culprit is from the same village and as per the victim, had on several occasions sexually assaulted her after threatening her.
Sangma was caught by the villagers before the parents of the minor victim filed a case of rape against him on November 26. He was caught while attempting to rape the victim after taking her to a nearby jungle and was seen by the boys who followed him and raised an alarm.
According to sources, Sangma had on several occasions threatened the girl with a knife to the throat warning her against disclosing his act to anyone.
The culprit was later caught by the villagers on the same day and handed over to the police in Rongjeng Police Station where the case was also registered. Sangma has been arrested and a case has been registered.
“We have arrested the culprit based on the FIR of the minor victim’s parents. It was revealed by the victim that she had been sexually assaulted several times by the culprit,” said the Superintendent of Police (SP) in charge of EGH, Ringrang TG Momin.