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Shillong News | JOWAI, August 10, 2018

A BSF jawan has been apprehended on Thursday for allegedly molesting a 16-year-old girl at Chiehruphi village in East Jaintia Hills.

The accused has been identified as Dipankar Ghosh.

District police chief S Nongtnger said that the incident took place around 9.30-10pm near the shop owned by the victim’s sister.

The sister claimed that the BSF personnel stationed at TopCem came to her shop at the time and molested her sister when she was going to the toilet.

She added that when she heard her sister’s screams, she rushed to help and saw a uniformed man running towards the factory.

“Around 10.30 pm, the girl’s elder sister, a resident of Lama village, appeared at Lumshnong police station and verbally reported that a BSF jawan had molested her minor sister,” the police stated.

Police informed that the accused has been booked under Section 9(b)(iii)/10 of the POCSO Act.

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