BSF jawan booked for molesting minor in Meghalaya

Guwahati, August 10: The East Jaintia Hills (EJH) district police arrested a BSF jawan for allegedly molesting a 16-year-old minor girl.

The incident took place at Chiehruphi village in the EJH.

The accused jawan has been identified as Dipankar Ghosh, stationed near the entrance of the Meghalaya Cement Limited.

As per reports, the incident took place around 10 pm near a shop owned by the victim’s sister.

As per the victim’s sister, the BSF jawan came to her shop and molested her younger sister while she was inside the house. Hearing screams of her sister, she came forward for help and saw the man running towards the factory.

Following which she filed a complaint with the Lumshnong police. Later the EJH police identified the jawan and arrested him.

The BSF jawan has been booked under Section 9(b)(iii)/10 of the POCSO Act.