Guwahati, May 4: A four-year-old girl child was allegedly raped by an auto rickshaw driver at Dirak tea estate under Margherita police station in Tinsukia district on Friday.
According to the report, the auto rickshaw driver identified as Junun Purti took the child to the jungles and raped her when the girl was returning from the school.
Mother of the victim girl said that the accused regularly dropped her child at house from school by his auto rickshaw.
“When my daughter reached home, she described everything what happened to her,” she said.
Later, local people caught the auto driver and handed over him to police.
Family members of the victim child lodged an FIR with Margherita police station.
Another rape incident was reported from Hojai district, where a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped when she was coming back home from a relative’s house.
The incident took place at Lanka area. The victim girl said that the accused person Asanur Islam covered her mouth when she was coming back home from her relative’s house and took her to an isolated place where he committed the crime.
Later, the police arrested the accused on the basis of an FIR lodged by family members of the victim girl.