Tura, Oct 17: A person was arrested in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills after his try and rape a minor lady, which her clan members tried to hush up, was reported to the police, a spokesman of the drive mentioned on Saturday. The incident occurred two days in the past and the clan members had met and tried to succeed in a compromise with the person on Friday, the police mentioned.
The person had forcefully taken the lady and gagged her earlier than making an attempt to rape her. The youthful sister of the sufferer, who witnessed the crime, raised an alarm and the person was caught by the villagers, the police mentioned.
However as an alternative of handing over the person to the police, the villagers held a ‘Mahari’ (clan) assembly the place they sought to succeed in a compromise through which the person can be let off. The police later arrested the person on being knowledgeable and booked him underneath the provisions of POCSO, mentioned the district superintendent of police M G R Kumar. .
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