The C Times, 28 June 2017, Agartala: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 54 year old man living in her neighbourhood.
The incident took place in sachindra nagar colony under jirania ps.The accused paresh das (54) s/o Nikhil chandra Das entered the house of the minor girl at around 7 pm on Tuesday and allegedly raped her when her mother was not at home. The girl informed about the incident to her mother when she arrived. Her mother took her to a hospital where reports confirmed assault. A FIR was lodged against Paresh Das who is a wood craftsman by profession. The accused have been arrested and sent to twelve days judicial custody.
Altogether 196 rape cases were registered here in Tripura till January 2015 with the record in the Financial Year (FY) 2014-15 shows a hefty climb to the crimes against women. Tripura witnessed 840 cases relating to crime against women till January, 2015, out of which 196 are rape cases.A total of 107 rape cases were lodged during the financial year 2013-14, whereas during the previous FY the figures rested at 108. However but the figures jumped to 196 during the 2014-15 FY.Despite International Women’s Day celebration, staging several awareness programmes and others by the Tripura police and other Govt. organizations, the crimes rate has emerged as a matter of concern now for the governmental and non-governmental bodies here in Tripura.Rape and other crimes against women, girl children has become a daily news feed here in the state with the govt. has put a serious negligence to it, as a result the rate of crimes has increased at an alarming rate in Tripura. According to the Crimes in India 2013 report published by National Crimes Record Bureau (NCRB), Tripura had registered 1628 cases of various crimes against women during 2013.