Two arrested for sexually assaulting a 12 year old

Tura, Jun 25: Two persons were arrested after they allegedly sexually assaulted a minor girl in South West Garo Hills district here on Thursday.

The two persons, a teacher from the district and the victim’s brother in law were arrested by South West Garo Hills police.

According to police, the 12 year old minor is a mentally challenged.  

The superintendent of police, SWGH, Rithuraj Ravi S said that the teacher was arrested on June 23 while her brother in law was arrested yesterday.

“We arrested the teacher in the case and then after speaking to the girl came to know that she was sexually assaulted by her brother in law as well. He too has been arrested yesterday,” the district police chief said.

He also said that two separate cases have been registered and further investigation is currently in progress.

The case has been booked under POCSO Act as well.