Siliguri, 17th June: Nearly after two long months, the Pradhan Nagar police arrested a man for abducting and raping a minor girl. The accused has been identified as MD Chand Khan resident of Katihar, Bihar but lives in a rented house in Siliguri. Police nabbed the miscreant from Katihar last night and brought him to Siliguri.
According to the information, in the month of March, a minor girl went missing from Salbari after she left home to give her secondary examination. Despite looking everywhere, her family could not trace her. After five days, the minor girl returned to her home, following which a written complaint of kidnapping and rape was lodged on behalf of the victim’s family at the Pradhan Nagar police station.
The accused was still at large even after the complaint was registered. Alleging the negligence of police administration and questioning the safety of women and girls in the city, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mahila Morcha gheraoed and staged multiple demonstrations in front of the Pradhan Nagar police station. They started pressurizing the police to arrest the accused.
Eventually, the police of Pradhan Nagar police station arrested the accused, MD Chand Khan from Katihar and produced him in the Siliguri court today.