Itanagar: The hostel warden-cum-teacher, who allegedly raped 14 minor girls of a private school, was Thursday remanded to police custody while IGP Garima Gupta rushed to Likabali area in West Siang district following mounting tension in the area.
Vipin Wisvan, who allegedly raped the girls for the past three years, was produced before a local court and remanded to police custody for 14 days.
Meanwhile, IGP Garima Gupta rushed to Likabali area this morning following mounting tension in the area, official sources said.
Angry locals damaged two vehicles and furniture of the school while police had to open fire in the air to disperse agitators who had gheraod the police station demanding the rapist to be handed over to them for `public trial` last evening, West Sinag SP S C Yadav said.
The Officer incharge was injured as he was hit in the face and referred to State Hospital, Naharlagun, he said.
West Siang Deputy Commissioner M K Sahoo said "we have recommended to the state government to constitute a four-member medical board with forensic expert to conduct medical examination of the victims."