Kohima: A 45-year old man was taken under custody for allegedly raping a 5-year old girl child at Phezoucha, Secretariat area, Kohima on Wednesday (24 July).
Police confirmed that the accused identified as one Vishun Sahani was caught by the women body of Kohima village and handed over to police on charges of raping a minor.
Police said a case has been registered by Women Police Cell and further investigation in progress. Meanwhile, Phezoucha Krotho, New Secretariat Area, Kohima village while expressing shock to hear about the crime said this type of inhuman act is unacceptable in a civilized society.
In a condemnation, the Phezoucha Krotho chairman Dr Ketshukietuo Dzuvichu and general secretary Mhasimhalie M. Yhome therefore urged the law enforcing authority to give befitting punishment to the culprits.
News Source: AIR Kohima.