IMPHAL: A team of Women Police and team from Churachandpur Police Station have arrested an individual for sexual assault of minor girl on Thursday.
The accused has been identified as Langsuanthang Neihguk (56), son of (L) Luaizathang of Bethel Veng, New Lamka, Churachandpur.
According to police source, on Thursday around 10:00 PM, Churachandpur Women Police Station received a written application from one person that his daughter who is a minor was sexually assaulted by the accused Langsuanthang Neihguk on the same day at around 4:00 PM and was immediately rushed to Churachandpur District Hospital for medical treatment.
Accordingly, a team of Women Police and team from Churachandpur Police Station under the supervision of Additional SP (IUCAW) and OC/ Churachandpur Women Police Station and overall supervision of SP/Churachandpur immediately rushed to the resident of the accused and arrested him in the presence of witnesses and took into custody.
A case under FIR No. 08(07)2020 WPS CCP u/s 8 of POCSO Act, 2012 has been registered against the accused.
Further investigation and necessary legal procedure is underway, the source added.