Sahebganj, May 26 : A minor girl was gangraped by youths from another community in Naugachia Nawabderi village last evening in protest against which angry villagers blocked traffic movement on the NH-80 under Rajmahal Police Station area of this district.
The villagers after blocking traffic movement on the Rajmahal-Manglahaat road also burnt tyres on the road. Upon receiving information DC Barun Ranjan and SP Anuranjan Kispotta reached the spot and inquired into the incident. The DC said that no culprit would be spared and strict punishment would be meted out to them.
He urged the villagers to maintain communal harmony and not to be misled by anyone. The DC also went around the village and claimed that the situation was normal. Sahebganj SP Anuranjan Kispotta said that one of the accused has been arrested and he too urged the people to maintain calm. He asked the people to have patience and assured that all the culprits would be nabbed. The father of the victim said that he came to know about the incident around midnight after which he registered a complaint. (UNI)