FIR lodged against BSF men, investigation on

A minor and her parents have filed an FIR against BSF men at Mendipathar police station in East Garo district of Meghalaya alleging of an attempt to rape her.

Last Updated: Feb 08, 2011, 16:17 PM IST

Shillong: A minor and her parents have
filed an FIR against BSF men at Mendipathar police station in
East Garo district of Meghalaya alleging of an attempt to rape
her.

Deputy Commissioner Pravin Bakshi told newsmen here
that as a sequel to the FIR registered yesterday, specific
instructions have been given for the presence of a female
magistrate and female police personnel during the girl`s
deposition.
A 14-year-old girl, along with her friends had gone to
Thapa Dangre village to collect betel-nut when they were
allegedly confronted by a group of BSF personnel who put up a
picket at Mendipathar on Sunday, locals said.
The Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil) of Resubelpara has
instructed the Officer In-Charge of the Mendipathar Police
station to prepare and submit a report on the matter and
investigation is underway on the circumstances under which the
allegation was made, Bakshi said.

The medical examination of the girl did not reveal
bruise or injury marks, he said.

Investigation was on and an inquiry report was awaited,
he said.

PTI