Siliguri, 05th August: The Pradhan Nagar police arrested a man on the charge of raping a minor girl. The arrested accused has been identified as Gourav Baroi, a resident of the South Palash Nagar area under Pradhan Nagar police station. The accused had been absconding for two long years.
It has been learned that a complaint was lodged at Pradhan Nagar Police Station in March 2019 against Gourav Baroi and another youth for raping a minor. However, the duo had been missing since the incident.
At last, the police received a tip-off, launched operations at the South Palash Nagar area and arrested Baroi. While the police have already produced him in court, he has been taken under police custody for four days. Police are also searching for the other accused individuals.