Rape attempt in a posh area of Gohpur foiled, two girls rescued
Guwahati: Amid the ongoing Durga Puja festivities, a gang of eight miscreants attempted to gang-rape two girls in broad daylight in Lakhimpur’s Gohpur on Wednesday.
As per sources, two girls were heading back to their home after witnessing Durga puja in Charaibari area in Gohpur when the miscreants held them from behind by pressing their mouths with bare hands and forcefully dragged them inside a magic van bearing registration number AS 07AC 9326 in an attempt to rape.
However, they failed to do after locals spotted them inside the van. On seeing them chasing, the miscreants managed to escape from the spot.
The miscreants identified as Aaple Pegu, Mozifur Kaman, Mridul Pitiki, Liteh Pegu, Nabajyoti Pegu, Nandlal Doley, Anil Doley and Bipin Kutum are absconding now, confirmed the police sources.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered by the family members of the victim girls at Gohpur police station.
Furthermore, the medical tests of the girls are also been conducted.
With inputs from Moon Gogoi (Gohpur)