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Guwahati, August 5: In a shocking incident, the Assistant Director of SOS Children Village, Borjhar has been arrested by sleuths of Azara Police Station after complaints were filed against him alleging that he has molested three minor girls of the Village.
The accused, Mr Loon, was arrested on August 3 and case no 468/18 under section 10 POCSO Act has been registered against him.
In a joint operation by the police, District Child Protection Unit of Kamrup (metro) and Childline, the victims who are all from the SOS Village were rescued.
According to police, the Asst Director, Mr Lon, allegedly physically abused the three minors inside a vehicle a few days back.
Speaking to TIME8, OC Azara, Ashok Dutta said, “3 girls were sexually abused by the Asst director in a car. Later someone informed the matter to an NGO and a case was filed accordingly against the Asst Director. We have also received good response from a child helpline number to confirm the matter further.”
The incident has led to much sensation in Guwahati as the SOS Children Village itself is a shelter house for orphaned and abandoned children who are often victims of various sexual crimes.