May 27, 2021

Assam Girl thrashed, sexually assaulted by five men as video goes viral, cops seek information on accused.

The Assam police have tweeted the screengrabs of the accused and sought information on them leading to their arrest.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The time or place of the horrific incident is not yet clear. 
  • The video of the incident has gone viral

Assam: A video of a young girl being brutally assaulted and raped by five men has gone viral in Assam. Taking cognisance of the matter, the Assam police have published images of the accused seeking information on them.  

In the video, five men could be seen brutally beating and sexually the girl. However, the time or place of the horrific incident is not yet clear. 

Sharing the screenshots from the video, the state police have sought information on the suspects leading to their arrest. The police have also promised a handsome reward for anyone giving information on the accused.

The Assam police have also tweeted on the issue, "These images are of 5 culprits who are seen brutally torturing & violating a young girl in a viral video. The time or place of this incident is not clear. Anyone with information regarding this crime or the criminals may please contact us. They will be rewarded handsomely."

The police further tweeted saying, "We must stand together to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime to justice. Though it is not clear where this incident took place and it may not be from Assam, we are reaching out to proactively locate the culprits."

Meanwhile, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju also tweeted on the issue saying the woman is not related to Jodhpur suicide case, a claim reportedly made by Robin Hibu, Special Commissioner of Delhi Police.

The Delhi Police officer has reportedly clarified that the viral video has nothing to do with late Lovikali Sumi, a Nagaland woman, who committed suicide in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, where she worked, according to a report in Zee News.

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