Sibsagar: Close on the heels of the molestation of a girl that generated national outcry, a teenager met the same fate allegedly at the hands of Army jawans in upper Assam's Sibsagar district, police said today.
The girl had gone to collect firewood when she was molested by a group of Army jawans near Nitaipukhuri in Demow under Sibsagar division yesterday, they said.
However, hearing her cries for help, the locals rushed to the spot and freed the victim from the clutches of the accused Army personnel.
Army sources, when contacted, said that there was no information on the matter with them.
Story first published:
July 14, 2012 21:41 IST