Tamil Nadu: 6 people including boyfriend raped a minor for 2 months, the matter reached the police after being pregnant

Tamil Nadu: 6 people including boyfriend raped a minor for 2 months, the matter reached the police after being pregnant

Tamil Nadu Police has registered a case against six people for repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl and getting her pregnant. The case is of Pollachi, about 540 km from Chennai. The accused have been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and Section 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.

The matter came to light when the girl complained of abdominal pain and was taken to the hospital where the doctor told that she was five months pregnant. After that his parents approached the local police and lodged a complaint. Police said that during investigation it has come to light that more than six people, including some minors, raped and sexually abused the girl. Police have claimed that the girl had a "relationship" with one of the accused. It is alleged that he and his friends sexually assaulted the girl.

Victim was in love with class 11th student

Talking on the matter, the DSP of Pollachi said that there has been an increase in the cases of POCSO in the district. In the recent past, around 15 cases have already been registered in Pollachi and four in Valparai. According to a Times of India report, the class X student, most of the time lived alone at home, as her parents are daily wage labourers. She was in love with a 16-year-old boy living in her neighborhood who was a class 11th student. The two also had a physical relationship.

According to the report, the boy had told his friends about the relationship with the victim, after which they started threatening the victim and raped her for two months. The accused included an uncle of the victim and the rest of the neighbours.


The Center is trying to find a peaceful solution to the Assam and Mizoram border dispute, no plans for a CBI inquiry - officials informed

The Center is trying to find a peaceful solution to the Assam and Mizoram border dispute, no plans for a CBI inquiry - officials informed

The Center has no plans to have a neutral agency like the CBI probe the recent clashes along the Assam-Mizoram border , but is trying to resolve the dispute peacefully at the earliest. Two top government officials said that the central government does not want to take any such decision which will worsen the situation.

He said that the central government wants a peaceful solution to the current border dispute between Assam and Mizoram and Union Home Minister Amit Shah is in constant touch with both the Chief Ministers- Himanta Biswa Sarma (Assam) and Zoramthanga (Mizoram). Zoramthanga also tweeted, "I still hope for an amicable solution to the Assam-Mizoram tension from the Center."

He also tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura and Sikkim in his tweet. At the same time, the Chief Minister of Assam said in his tweet, "Our main objective is to keep the spirit of the Northeast alive. What happened on the Assam-Mizoram border is unacceptable to the people of both the states. The border dispute can be resolved only through discussion.

The clash took place on 26 July

Asked whether the probe into the July 26 clash was likely to be handed over to a neutral agency like the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), both the top government officials said no decision has been taken in this regard yet. Five Assam policemen and a civilian were killed and more than 50 people were injured in the clash. Apart from this, neither state of Assam or Mizoram has made any formal request for a neutral agency to conduct an inquiry, he said.

One of these officials said, "Both the state governments are cooperating and the central government is confident that there will be no more clashes on the border." FIRs have been registered against political leaders, police and civil administration officials. Both the government officials mentioned the steps taken to reduce tension along the Assam-Mizoram border.

On July 28, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla.

The Chief Secretaries and Director Generals of Police of both the states participated in a meeting chaired by Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on July 28 in which it was decided to deploy a neutral force (CRPF) at the conflict site. Earlier, the two chief secretaries had met in a bilateral meeting in Delhi. After this, the central government issued an advisory to both the states asking them to maintain peace on the inter-state border. Both officials said the July 26 violence was a "sporadic" incident and such incidents are unlikely to happen again in future.