Guwahati: Minor raped by fish seller, accused arrested


In a shocking incident, City police on Friday arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly raping a minor girl in Guwahati’s Bamunimaidan area a few months ago.

The accused, identified as Babul Ahmed, was apprehended from Baghbar Maharipam village in Barpeta district following a prolonged manhunt.

According to information, the heinous incident took place at Kushal Nagar in Bamunimaidan area of the city few months ago.The accused reportedly lived as a tenant at the victim’s house and had committed the crime when the latter’s mother was away for work.

Ahmed worked as a fish seller in the locality and had fled to Barpeta after committing the crime, sources said.

A case under relevant sections was later registered against the malefactor.