DOOMDOOMA, Oct 15 - Dipen Chutia, a constable of Assam Police posted at Barekuri PS in Tinsukia district was arrested for allegedly molesting a 14-year-old girl child of Class VII on Monday. According to reports, the girl�s father has a shop attached to their residence which is situated in the vicinity of the Barekuri PS.
On Monday morning, the constable had gone to the shop to purchase a few articles. At that time, the girl was there alone in the shop. When she was weighing the articles sought for by the constable, all of a sudden the constable allegedly hugged her from behind and tried to molest her. The girl raised a hue and cry ran inside to inform her parents.
Later, hundreds of villagers arrived at Barekuri PS and demanded immediate arrest of the constable. The parents of the victim girl filed an FIR at the PS. Later, senior police officers from Tinsukia arrived at the PS and a case (No. 35/19) was registered and the accused constable was arrested.