Engti, Howraghat MLA, is minister for hill areas development in the Tarun Gogoi cabinet.
The court directed the CBI to conduct a probe and submit its report in three months. They also asked the Karbi Anglong district police chief to provide security to the two women and their aged parents.
Suicide bid in court
A gang rape victim attempted suicide at the Ahmedabad metropolitan court on Wednesday, alleging “delay” in delivery of justice.
Life term for rape
Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court on Wednesday sentenced a married 30-year-old man to life imprisonment for raping a young girl.
2 minor girls raped
Bihar: Two minor girls were raped in Sitamarhi and East Champaran districts of north Bihar on Monday. In the rape case of East Champaran district, the girl was three years old.
Dalit girl molested
Bathinda: A Dalit girl, 20, was allegedly molested in a moving bus by some youths on Tuesday in Muktsar. The driver and conductor, who came to rescue the girl, were also beaten up.
Teen shoots minor
Kolkata: A 14-year-old boy on Tuesday shot dead a seven-year-old boy in Titagarh, around 20 km from Kolkata, after the victim allegedly used abusive language at woman members of the killer’s family. The police found that the problem arose out of a tiff between the families.