A heartbreaking incident has surfaced from Nagaon district of Assam. Here, a teenager working as a domestic maid in a house was burnt alive.
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- Physical abuse of a 12-year-old maid
- Maid woke up alive while pregnant
- Police arrested father-son
A heartbreaking incident has surfaced from Nagaon district of Assam. Here, a teenager working as a domestic maid in a house was burnt alive. The police has arrested a man and his son on the charge of this crime. The police gave this information on Saturday. A 12-year-old tribal girl burnt alive was from the nearby Karbi Anglong district. Her boss allegedly burnt her alive on Thursday as she became pregnant.
According to the Guwahati Police, police from Raha station in Nagaon district on Friday arrested 70-year-old Prakash Borthakur and his 25-year-old son Nayanmani Borthakur in this connection. A police officer said that the accused claimed that the girl committed suicide, but preliminary investigation found that the girl was murdered. The half-dead body of the girl has been sent for post-mortem. The girl had been working as a domestic maid among the Borthakur family in Khaira village for five years and was not allowed to go to her home in neighboring Karbi Anglong district.
The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights said in a statement that according to neighbors, the girl was regularly abused physically and mentally by the Borthakur family and became pregnant. The commission directed the Police and District Administration of Nagaon District to expeditiously investigate the matter and in the relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses, Child and Adolescent Labor (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 Instructions have been made to prepare the charge sheet by incorporating the streams.
First Published: 25 Apr 2021, 02:07:04 PM