Two male relatives arrested in Guwahati school girl rape shocker


GUWAHATI, Sep 21: Two male relatives of a teenaged girl have been arrested by Police for allegedly raping her over a long period of time. The girl, a student of a premier Guwahati-based school, was allegedly sexually assaulted by several male relatives over many years.

The incident came to live on Friday (Sep 20) after senior journalist Gautam Sharma lodged a complaint with police following which a case was registered at Pan Bazaar Women’s Police Station.

Police, based on the victim’s statements, arrested two of her uncles on rape charges.

The victim was staying with her relatives since the past five-odd years after her father died and her mother remarried.

It was during this period that she was sexually assaulted by several of her male relatives, including her uncles and cousins.