Jamshedpur: A CRPF personnel was today
arrested on charges of attempting to rape a woman in East
Singhbhum district, police said.
Kushwant Singh, who came here for internal training,
allegedly attempted to rape a woman in Harijan Bustee of
Ghatsila area, Anup Birtheray, sub-divisional police officer
Locals caught Singh and lodged an FIR against him.
Singh, however, claimed that he had been to purchase
some eatables when he was falsely implicated by the residents.
The incident occurred barely a week after three jawans
of the Indian Reserved Battalion attempted to rape a Santali
girl in the same area.
Earlier, BJP national general secretary and MP Arjun
Munda had strongly protested against such incidents and said
such incidents would not only provoke the villagers but also
promote Naxalism in the state.
The state administration should immediately initiate
steps to check recurrence of such incidents, he demanded.