100-year-old woman raped in Bengal

The culprit from the Gangaprasadpur area has been arrested; two held for rape of teenager

Kolkata: A 100-year-old woman was brutally raped allegedly by a 20-year-old youth in the middle of the night in West Bengal’s Nadia district, the police said on Wednesday.

“The incident took place on Monday night. Argha Biswas alias Abhijit was caught by the family members of the old woman. A complaint was filed on Tuesday,” an officer of the Chakdah police station said.

The culprit from the Gangaprasadpur area has been arrested and presented before the court.

The proceedings are going on and the centenarian has been released from the hospital after the required medical tests.

Meanwhile, two youth were arrested on Wednesday for the gang rape of a teenage girl in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas, police said.

A 15-year-old girl from Haroa was gang raped three days back on an open field adjacent to her house, a police officer said.

“Sabir Mollah, 19, and Laltu Mollah, 22, both from that village were arrested on Wednesday. They knew the victim. The accused have been in the hiding since the incident on Sunday night,” the Haroa police station officer added.

The condition of the rape survivor was stable, he said. She was taken to the hospital on Monday morning. Later send home.

Whether there were any previous relations between the attackers and the victim would also be probed, the officer said.


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