BSF Constable in Police Custody for alleged rape of a minor in Assam

BSF constable from 70 Battalion, Sumer Singh, hailing from Rajasthan, was posed in Deolguri under Bengtol Police Outpost in Chirang district in Assam. At about 11:30 am on 27 August 2013 (yesterday) he accosted a
minor girl studying in Class IX when she was returning home from school at Garubhasha and took her to a

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deserted VCDC office where he allegedly raped her. A few locals who had noticed him taking the girl there apprehended him while he was committing the crime.


He was handed over to the Garubhasha Police Outpost by the locals and the public uproar calmed only after the SP came and assured the villagers of strict action against the offender. He was then taken away to SIdli Police Station and arrested in Case No. 55/2013 Sidli PS u/s 376 (2C) IPC. On being confronted by the media while he was in police custody, he however continued to deny he had committed any crime.

Source of Video and News : Nilim Dutta, Executive Director, Strategic Research & Analysis Organisation

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