November 9: The Assam police have arrested a total of six teenage boys for allegedly gang-raping a 13-year-old minor girl in the Karimganj district.
The Officer-in-Charge of Ramkrishna Nagar police station has informed that they registered the complaint under the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act on Monday, a few days after the incident took place.
Nilovjyoti Nath further said that the victim as well as the accused persons, all aged between 13 to 15 years belonged to the families of tea garden workers in the Ramkrishna Nagar area.
The police have also seized the mobile phone of one of the accused as proof of the offense, as he had recorded the entire crime incident and shared it with others.
Earlier on Monday, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam police arrested a suspended police officer and three doctors of a government-run hospital in Darrang district for allegedly providing a fake post-mortem report in the case of rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl.