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Octogenarian rapes minor
Staff Reporter Dimapur, JUL 15 (NPN):
Published on 16 Jul. 2010 12:20 AM IST
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In a most shocking incident, a minor girl around 12 years was reportedly raped by one GB of Vidima village under Dimapur district around 1.30 pm, Wednesday. The accused identified as one Rato Angami (81) of Vidima village was arrested by police personnel (Women Cell, Dimapur).
According to Police, the octogenarian rapist had called the victim to his house under the pretext of doing some chores after which he reportedly raped her.
Both the accused and victim were brought to civil hospital, Dimapur for medical examination on Thursday. It was reported that the medical examination conducted on the victim confirmed that rape had taken place.
Police also said the Vidima village council had initially refused to hand over the accused to the police. However, police were able to nab the accused with the help of some women organizations and had brought him to Women Cell Dimapur.
Meanwhile, the victim’s family said the village council had earlier decided to handle the case on at its level by expelling the accused. However, they refused to accept the decision. The family members also alleged that the Vidima village council had warned the victim’s family that they would be fined Rs.1 Lakh, if they reported the matter to the police.

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