APSCPCR condemns rape of minor

ITANAGAR, Aug 05: The Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (APSCPCR) has condemned the alleged rape and attempted murder of a 12-year-old at Maitripur village in Changlang district by one Priyo Dewan, of the same village.

The incident reportedly occurred on August 01.

Taking suo-moto cognizance of the case, Gumri Ringu, the Changlang district chairperson of APSCPCR has asked the district superintendent of police to make sure that the culprit is given stringent punishment under relevant sections of law.

The SP told the commission that the victim is in a critical condition and the police would provide all possible support to her.

The Changlang police have arrested Dewan and he has been taken into seven days’ of police remand.

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