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Meghalaya: Man arrested for raping, murdering minor Meghalaya
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Meghalaya: Man arrested for raping, murdering minor

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Aug 2023, 04:22 pm

Shillong: The Meghalaya police have arrested a man for allegedly raping and killing a minor girl in West Garo Hills district, police said on Monday.

The accused, identified as Chanda M. Sangma, whom police described as a habitual offender in rape, molestation, and criminal intimidation, was arrested on Sunday night from Jangrapara village under Phulbari police station.

The accused, who went into hiding after committing the heinous crime on August 1, was spotted by the villagers, who later alerted the police.

A case under Tura Women PS Case No. 58(08)2023 U/s 302/376A IPC R/W Sec. 5/6 of the POCSO Act has been registered against Sangma.

Police said that Sangma was earlier arrested and charged with rape, molestation, and criminal intimidation.

(With UNI inputs)

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