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Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphan arrested for raping minor

Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphan arrested for raping minor

India Blooms News Service | | 07 Jan 2017, 10:40 am
Guwahati, Jan 7 (IBNS): The Assam Police on late Friday night arrested Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphan from Gorchuk area of Guwahati in connection with a rape case, media reports said.

The Assam Police then handed him over to the Meghalaya Police.

Dorphang, the Independent MLA from Mawhati constituency, who is supporting Meghalaya’s ruling Congress, has allegedly exploited a 14-year-old girl sexually at a Shillong guest house.

On Wednesday, a Shillong court issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against him

He went into hiding after he was booked under various Sections of IPC and POCSO Ac.

The Assam Police were searching him since Thursday.