West Bengal: Handicapped minor allegedly raped in Cooch Behar

Tufanganj (West Bengal): 

Another case of alleged rape has emerged from West Bengal. This time from Tufanganj in the Cooch Behar district.

There have been allegations of rape of a deaf and dumb minor girl. The victim’s family has lodged a complaint with the Tufanganj police station.

Charges have been filed against three youths. The police have already arrested one person. The search for the other two is on.

The family of the victim has alleged that the incident took place on Thursday evening when the girl was going to the house of a relative. At around 6.30 pm, the teenager left the house alone and was allegedly followed by three young men. 

The three youths were then accused of forcibly picking up the girl and molesting her in an empty field. After the incident, a complaint was lodged at the Tufanganj police station on behalf of the victim’s family.

Police action

The police started searching for the three accused youths after the victim’s family lodged a complaint at Tufanganj police station. 

The police arrested one of the accused on the same day. A hunt is on for the other two accused while the arrested youth is being interrogated. The arrested youth was taken to the court by the police on the same day.

Multiple rape cases across West Bengal

In the last few days, there have been multiple allegations of rapes from Hanskhali, Pingla and Bolpur.


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