9 persons were accused of raping two tribal minors and have been convicted by the North Dinajpur District Court. Judge Salim Shahi will pronounce the verdict on Friday. The accused include Siddharth Prasad Nuniya, Naveen Sheel, Chandan Dutt, Vijay Das, Jayant Das, Utpal Chaki, Bappa Paswan, Panna Sarkar and Munna Roy.
In the details of the incident, it has been learned that on 9th July, 2017, the named nine people kidnapped two tribal minors from the Raiganj bus stand area and raped them. On 14th July, the people of the tribal society had agitated across the entire city demanding strict punishment for the culprits. The accused was arrested due to the spontaneous work by the Police. After running the case for a year and a half, the judge today convicted the accused.