Newsletter for the month of October 2016

Thursday, January 12, 2017

KV rape accused in 5-day policecustody; FIR against CRPF man
Source: The Shillong Times, 1October 2016 

TheDistrict Sessions court here remanded the principal in-charge of KendriyaVidyalaya, Yogesh Joshi, and teacher Deepjyoti Das, both accused of rape andsexual assault of two students, in five-day police custody on Friday evening.Both Joshi and Das have been booked under the Indian Penal Code and also underthe POCSO Act (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences), 2012. Three FIRs Read More  

15-yr-old ‘raped’ in West Jaintia Hills
Source: The Shillong Times, 4October 2016

A 15-year-old girl was raped in Nartiang in West Jaintia Hills last week, policesaid but added that the person is still unidentified. The incident happenedaround 6.30pm on September 30. The girl in her statement said the manthreatened her with dire consequences if she went to police. Read More

Mary Kom says, she was molested; appeals her sons to respect dignity of women
Source: IT News, 5 October 2016

In an open letter to her son, five time world boxing champion and presently nominated as Rajya Sabha MP, Mary Kom had stated that she was molested first in Manipur and then again while she was out with her girl friends in Delhi and Haryana's Hissar. Read More

Thousands march to demand justice for KV Tura rape victims
Source: The Shillong Times, 5October 2016

A day after the termination of service of one of the rape accused teacher by theauthorities of Kendriya Vidyalaya, the Commandant of the 120 Bn of the CRPF isnow under police inquiry for his role on the day the accused principal andteacher were taken into custody. Read More

State girl lands in trouble at Singapore
Source: The Sangai Express, 5 October 2016

A girl from Sadar Hills, Manipur working as a domestic help at Singaporereportedly landed in trouble recently. The girl from Molsang near Kholjang inSadar Hills had gone to Singapore as a domestic help through an agentreportedly from Sadar Hills on June 28 last year. She was employed as adomestic help in Singapore by one Thakur Prasad Gupta, her family said. Read More

1 arrested for ‘attempted murder’
Source: The Nagaland Post, 6October 2016

Kohima police has arrested one person identified as Limhathung (20 yrs) s/o PilamoEzung from Tsungiki village, Wokha, presently residing at Kitsubozou colony,Kohima, on charges of attempted murder and molestation on October 6.  Read More

Teen held for raping 45-year-old
Source: The Shillong Times, 6October 2016

An 18-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly raping a middle aged woman in aremote village in Dadenggre civil sub-division on October 1. The 45-year-oldwoman had gone to the jhum field last Saturday morning when the accusedattacked her. Both of them belong to Grendagre village Read More

11-yr-old raped
Source: The Shillong Times, 6October 2016

An eleven-year-old girl was allegedly raped  at Mawdiangsnam village inWest Khasi  Hills.  One Morningstar Thongni lodged a complaint that on September  25, at about 3 pm, one Pynwanbor Kharbaniraped the minor. Source

19-year-old girl raped in Upper Shillong
Source: The Shillong Times, 9October 2016

A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped and assaulted in Upper Shillong five daysago and an FIR was lodged in this connection on Saturday, police said. Theincident happened on October 3 when one Balajied Syiem assaulted and raped thegirl in Upper Shillong under Jhalupara police outpost, police said on Saturdayand added that an investigating team visited the spot after the complaint waslodged. The accused has not been arrested yet. Read More

Woman found murdered at Tenyiphe-1
Source: The Nagaland Post, 12October 2016

A woman in her mid-20s was found murdered at her residence at Tenyiphe village-1, here on the night of October 8. According to Diphupar police source, theassailant(s) must have killed the victim- identified as Medovilie Movi daughterof Mote Movi of Zhamai village, by some sharp objects, as some cut marks werevisible on her head and back of the neck. However, the objects used by theassailant(s) have not been discovered, police said. Read More

Gurgaon sex racket update :Police accused of defaming NE women
Source: The Sangai Express / TNT, 12 October 2016

North East helpline is seeking clarificationfrom Gurgaon police for arresting 4 NE ladies allegedly charged of sex trade inspas in Gurgaon. NESCH(NE HELPLINE) team lead by its founding member &general secretary Dr Alana Golmei, media in charge Lalbruce and executivemembers Chochon and Edward K Zou met the Deputy Commissioner of Gurgaon Police(East Gurgaon), who is also the Nodal Officer of North East in Gurgaon DeepakSaharan at his office. Read More

3 school girls escape fromkidnapper, hurt
Source: The Sangai Express, 15 October 2016

Three school girls, all below 12 years, yesterday underwent a harrowing experiencewhen an unknown diesel auto driver who offered to drop them till their localityand tried to kidnap them. All the three girls managed to escape by jumping downfrom the speeding auto and suffered injuries. The girls who are all students ofEL SCISM High School studying in classes III, IV and V and aged 10 to 11 werereportedly returning home from school after their annual sports event when anauto driver offered them to drop them at their locality. Read More

BSF makes indecent gesturetowards minor girl, arrested
Source: The Arunachal Times, 16 October 2016

Two BSF personnel allegedly made indecent gestures at a minor girl when she wasbathing in a river at Sairang village in Mizoram following which they werearrested, the police said today. The incident took place yesterday when thegirl had gone to bathe in the river near a bridge, where the two BSF personnel,a jawan and a havildar, made objectionable gestures at her. Read More

Two minors sexually exploited
Source: The Sangai Express, 17 October 2016

 A 10-year old girl was sexually exploited on Friday. The incident came to lightlast night after the gril was found bleeding. She was immediately taken todistrict hospital for examination. Police have started investigating on thematter. According to a source, the class IV student is an orphan. Though policesaid that the suspect must be someone close to the family, they refused torelease the Read More

Manipur Gorkha youth 'murdered'
Source: The Sangai Express, 19 October 2016

In yet another alleged shocking incident, a Gorkha youth from Manipur and workingas Customer Service Representative at Ambience Mall, Gurgoan was 'murdered' atBareilly, Uttar Pradesh. The deceased identified as Nawaraj Thapa (31) s/o (L)Tek Bahadur Thapa, ex-chowkidar of Inspection Bungalow, Kangpokpi was allegedlymurdered by unknown miscreants while he was on his way to the National capitalfrom Manipur after attending Durga Puja on October 16.His body was recoveredreportedly by Bareilly police on October 17 . Read More

Villagers nab rape accused
Source: The Shillong Times, 20October 2016

A cattle herder from neighbouring Assam engaged for work in Bajengdoba area ofNorth Garo Hills has been apprehended for allegedly raping a disabled teenagegirl. The 35-year-old accused who hails from Sonari village of Goalparadistrict worked as a part time cattle tender. He took advantage of the victimwho was specially challenged and allegedly committed the crime on October 14. Read More

Rape accused remanded to police custody
Source: The Sangai Express, 21 October 2016

An 18 year old youth accused of raping a 50 year old woman has been remanded topolice custody for seven days till October 26 by Judicial Magistrate FirstClass (JMIC), Imphal West 1 . The alleged accused Brahamcharimayum Hemantakumaralias Gulu Sharma 18 s/o B Haridas of Singjamei was pulled up by a team ofSingjamei police station from Observation Home, Takyel after the allegedaccused surrendered before the Court on October 14 claiming himself as a minor.Read More

Racial violence against NEpeople: SC grants time to Centre
Source: The Arunachal Times, 22 October 2016

The Centre today got a week’s time from Supreme Court to inform it about theproposal to set up a nodal agency to coordinate on the issue of hate crimes andracial violence, especially against the people of North East living in otherstates. When the matter came up for hearing before a bench headed by ChiefJustice T S Thakur, Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh said “I willtake instructions from Ministry of Home and inform about the issue of nodalagency. Read More

Father held for rape of daughter
Source: The Shillong Times, 22October 2016

Dalu police in West Garo Hills have arrested a man who stands accused of raping his13-year-old daughter on several occasions, according to a delayed report. Thearrest was made possible after a team from the district child protection officevisited the village of the accused, Thibapara, this week and  met the victim. The teenage victim reportedlynarrated her ordeal wherein the accused father had forced himself on herseveral times in the past. Read More

Stalker stabs city woman to deathin Delhi
Source: The Shillong Times, 25October 2016

A woman from the city was stabbed to death by a stalker at MG Road Metro Stationin New Delhi on Monday. A Delhi police officer, who is investigating the case,said the incident happened between 9:30 and 10 am on Monday when one Jitenderstabbed Pinki Devi, who was from Lumparing and worked in a beauty parlour atRohini in New Delhi, multiple times on her face, neck, abdomen and hands. Read More

Two-year-old infant raped by teenhelper
Source: The Shillong Times, 25October 2016

A teenage boy allegedly raped a two-year-old infant who was kept in his care inWilliamnagar on Saturday. The child was admitted to the hospital in a seriouscondition but is now said to be responding to treatment. The incident occurredwhen the parents of the little girl left her in the care of their helper, whohappened to be related to the family, and went to the home of a friend who hadpassed away. Read More

State woman sentenced to death in Malaysia
Source: The Sangai Express / PTI, 28 October 2016

A 41-year-old Indian woman, reportedly a beauty parlor owner in New Delhi, hasbeen sentenced to death by the Malaysian High Court for trafficking over 1.6 kgof drugs. Sangeeta Sharma Brahmacharimayum was found guilty of trafficking in1,637.1 gm of methamphetamine on October 7, 2013 at the Penang InternationalAirport. Read More

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