TURA, Oct 20 - A specially abled 17 year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 35 year-old resident of Sonari under Goalpara in Assam. The accused was caught on Wednesday by residents of the village when he attempted to rape her again in Chengalma village under Bajengdoba PS in North Garo Hills.
Sources said, the accused, who worked as a buffalo tender in the village on a part time basis, allegedly raped the girl on October 14 when she was alone near the fields. He tried to repeat his act this afternoon but was caught by villagers after the girl raised an alarm.
The villagers, after catching hold of the accused, handed him over to the village sordar. The police was then called and the accused promptly arrested. The accused was then brought to Bajengdoba PS after which a medical was done and a case registered.