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BSF makes indecent gesture towards minor girl, arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Two BSF personnel allegedly made indecent gestures at a minor girl when she was bathing in a river at Sairang village in following which they were arrested, the 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 the Tlawng bridge near the lone Lengpui airport.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 18:23 IST