Absconding accused in Minor sexual assault case apprehended in Moreh

The police team led by SI J Baite immediately launched operation around 12 midnight and apprehended the accused at 12:30pm of June 14 from T Bongmol village.

Moreh police led by SI J Baite and police commando apprehended an absconding accused in minor sexual assault case on June 14.

As per police report the accuse is identified as Mangminlal Touthang (33) S/o Hemthang of Mission Veng, Moreh W/No. 2.

Speaking to media persons at Moreh PS, Dilipkumar, OC Moreh PS said that a report about sexual assault on minor was received from PHC Moreh on June 10. Since then the Moreh police led by SI J Baite and SI K Tungnung had been hunting the accused who was absconding after committing the crime.

On receiving a specific input about the presence of the accused in general area of T Bongmol village which is located about 35 km from Moreh police station, the police team led by SI J Baite immediately launched operation around 12 midnight and apprehended the accused at 12:30pm of June 14 from T Bongmol village. The police team who transported the accused to Moreh reached the Moreh police station at 2 AM.

The minor victim is an 8-year-old girl from Moreh. She has been since sent to Environmental & Economic Management Association (EEMA) Swardhan Greh, Kwakeithel, Imphal.

FIR No. 24(6) 2021 MRH-PS U/S 6 POCSO Act of 2012 has been registered against the said accused.

(Chongthu News Service)

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