Guwahati, June 12, 2019
The prime accused – Maina Gowala – who was allegedly running a sex racket at Panjabari’s Namghar Path in the city has been arrested on June 12th, 2019. He was absconding after the racket was busted by the Satgaon police on March 16th, 2019.
On the other hand, police have also arrested Sub Divisional Officer of the Agriculture Department – Madan Mohan Deuri, 56, – on a charge of raping a 14-year-old girl from Guwahati’s Ulubari.
It may be mentioned that one Maina Gowala, a resident of Namghar Path, took one 14-year-old girl as caretaker with a promise to take responsibility for her education two months back. As per information, Gowala allegedly forced the girl to do prostitution.
The incident came to light when the locals on suspicion quizzed the girl in the matter. Later, the locals informed the family members of the girl.
A case (No 57/2019) under sections 120B (Punishment of criminal conspiracy), 373 (Buying minor for purposes of prostitution), 376 (2) and RW Section 6 and 17 was registered at the Satgaon Police Station. The police have arrested eight people in the case so far.