A constable of Meghalaya police was
arrested on charges of kidnapping and attempted sexual assault
of a minor girl in North Garo Hills district, police said
The constable had kidnapped the 13-year-old girl
Thursday from a place near her house on the pretext of
providing her a job as a domestic help, the police said.
He has been identified as Samuel R Marakhad and he was
posted at Rongsak in East Garo Hills district, a police
"He has been arrested and case has been registered
against him," the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of
North Garo Hills district, Nikseng Momin, said.
The constable was booked under various sections of the
POCSO Act, he said.
The constable had taken the girl near Willianmnagar
and made an attempt to assault her sexually, the police
According to the police officer, the constable had
approached the girl when she was washing utensils near her
He then asked the girl to come to his house to work as
a domestic help and took her from there.
A local person saw this and informed the girl's family
and a complaint was lodged with the police after which the
accused was arrested, the police officer said.
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