AGARTALA | October 22, 2018 (PTI):

At least seven cases of crime against women including – rape, attempt to rape and molestation were registered in Tripura during the Durga puja this week, police said.

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The cases were reported from different districts of the state from October 14 till October 19, they said.

A physically challenged woman was allegedly raped by a 50-year-old man at Bishalgarh in Sipahijala district, about 20 km from here on October 15, the police said.

A woman was alleged molested by two men at Kakrabon in Gomati district on October 14, they said, adding both the persons were arrested by police.

A 16-year-old girl was kidnapped from Kamalpur inDhalai district on October 17. The police rescued the girl and arrested a man and registered a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (Pocso Act) against the accused.

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A tribal girl was allegedly molested at Lalit Bazaar in West Tripura district on Thursday by four persons. The accused were arrested, the police said.

A group of youths attempted to rape a girl at Jirania in West Tripura on October 16. One of the accused was arrested, police said.


A 40-year-old housewife alleged that three persons had molested her near her home at Moloynagar village, 10-km from Agartala, on the same day.

A 35-year old woman lodged a case at Gokulnagar in West Tripura on Dusshera evening accusing two persons of molesting her.



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