AIZAWL, Oct 16 - Two BSF personnel allegedly made indecent gestures at a minor girl when she was bathing in a river at Sairang village in Mizoram following which they were arrested, police said today.
The incident took place yesterday when the girl had gone to bathe in the river near a bridge, where the two BSF personnel, a jawan and a havildar, made objectionable gestures at her. A BSF camp is located near the bridge.
After the girl narrated the incident to her parents, the village elders registered a complaint at the nearby Sairang polic station.
The two accused were arrested and remanded to judicial custody, Aizawl district SP Lalhuliana Fanai said.
Villagers of Sairang near Aizawl took out a procession today in protest against the incident.
Fanai said that the procession was peaceful and the police stopped the crowd at Tlawng bridge near the Lengpui airport. � PTI