TURA, June 8 - Several NGOs including Achik Youth Welfare Organization, FKJGP, GSU GHSMC and Association for Democracy and Empowerment have come out strongly against a rape accused, Robert Ch Sangma, chowkidar of Dorambok Veterinary office.
Sangma had raped a 13 year-old minor girl in December last year though the matter was detected only in May. The NGOs too came to know of the act on May 31 after which the NGOs sought the arrest of the accused. An FIR was lodged against the accused in Tura PS after which the accused was arrested from his residence at Simbukol in West Garo Hills.
The victim was raped in December but the matter was known after she became pregnant. She was allegedly raped by Sangma in the Veterinary department quarter at Mukdangra near Garobadha in West Garo Hills.
�Sangma had threatened the minor girl with dire consequences if she divulged the details to anyone. The family came to know of the incident after she was several months into pregnancy�, said president of FKJGP Garobadha Circle, MM Anderson.