IMPHAL: Investigation officer of the alleged sexual assault case of a minor victim by an ECG technician of RIMS hospital submitted the charge sheet of the case against the accused ECG technician for necessary court proceeding of the case under section 6 of POCSO Act.
Rattana Ngasepam Additional SP Investigative Unit Crime against Women Imphal West, the IO of the case had submitted the charge sheet before the Special Court POCSO Imphal West, after four months of investigation of the alleged sexual assault case of minor victim by the alleged accused ECG technician of RIMS hospital named as Thokchom Suraj, 36 years, s/o Kulla of Keishamthong Moirang Ningthou Leirak.
The submitted charge sheet mentioned that after the proper investigation and on finding the prima facie evidence against the alleged accused the charge sheet has been submitted for the trial of the case and further necessary court proceeding against the alleged accused
Mention may be made that the case against the alleged accused Th. Suraj was based on the complaint lodged by the mother of the victim girl stating that her daughter who was admitted to RIMS for some test due to the fever and dysentery, was sexually assaulted by the alleged accused inside the ECG room on the intervening night of October 2 and October 3 last year and based on that complaint the alleged accused was arrested by a team of Lamphel Police
During the production of the alleged accused before the court for judicial custody remand IO of the case through APP had submitted that time that the alleged accused revealed during the police interrogation that on the day of incident, he had attended a marriage ceremony of one senior doctor and as such he was slightly drunk and also narrated that the victim, along with her mother, came to the ECG room for the test but he prevented the mother from coming inside the room and instead took victim inside the room for examination.
It was also alleged that time by the IO that the alleged accused also revealed that he used a towel to cover the eyes of the victim during the crime but he stopped once he realized that what he was doing is wrong and kept the victim inside the ECG room for around 30 minute
The alleged accused of the case is presently lodged in judicial custody remand at Manipur Central Jail Sajiwa in connection with the case.