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Guwahati/Kaziranga, July 2: In yet another incident of crime against children, a 65-year-old man has allegedly raped a nine-year-old minor girl in Kaliabor.
As per reports, the accused identified as Rafiq Bepari is the neighbour of the victim and had allegedly lured the girl with a banana while she was playing outside her house.
The incident took place on Saturday and came to light only after the parents of the victim and locals charged the accused. The locals reportedly also assaulted the accused before handing him over to the police.
On Sunday, the victim’s family filed an FIR with the police and based on the complaint, the police arrested the accused.
Rafiq is currently being interrogated by the police.
Inputs: Bitupan Borah from Kaziranga~Time8