Last accused in Guwahati molestation case surrenders



Guwahati: The last accused in Guwahati molestation case of July 9 has surrendered.

The police said the last accused in the case, Sikandar Basfore, gave himself up late last evening at Bhangagarh police station here. With this all the 17 accused in the case have been arrested by the police.

Basfore will be produced before the court later today and the police would seek his custody, sources said.

Of the 16 other accused, 15 are in judicial custody, including the prime accused Amar Jyoti Kalita.

On August 13, the Guahati High Court had granted bail to Gaurav Jyoti Neog, the former journalist of a city-based private news channel, who had first filmed the incident which happened in the busy GS Road in the city.

PTI