Friday, 30 September 2016

Man Held on Charges of Rape in Sikkim

A 33-Year-Old man has been arrested by Soreng Police on charges of allegedly raping a woman (39) at Lungthung Busty, Soreng, West Sikkim.

The incident reportedly took place on September 24 at about 10 am when the alleged accused visited the house of the victim and asked for drinking water. The victim was pouring water in his tumbler and all of a sudden the accused locked the door from inside and grabbed the victim and raped her. He also threatened the victim with dire consequences if she reported the incident to anyone.

The victim lodged a written complaint at Soreng Police Station yesterday against the alleged accused and accordingly a case under section 376/342/506 of IPC registered against him. The case is under investigation.