UDALGURI, April 20 - In a significant judgment passed on Monday in the session court of R Lal, Assistant Sessions Judge of Udalguri court, two persons were found guilty for their attempt of human trafficking and were sentenced to three years and six months in jail.
The session court order stated that the duo, identified as Bina Rabha and Benershi Das, were guilty of trafficking a girl from Tangla to Haryana. The incident came to notice when the All Bodo Women�s Welfare Federation filed an FIR at Tangla police station leading to the registration of a case at Tangla police station against the accused.
The case then came up for trial before the Assistant Judge and the duo were convicted under section 370/511 IPC r/w Section 34 IPC. However, the court released the other three accused for lack of sufficient evidence against them and they were acquitted of the charge.
The court also directed the Superintendent of Police to register a case against one Sub-Inspector, identified as Prabin Chandra Deka, in-charge of the investigating officer, for his alleged involvement to shield one of the suspects in the case.