December 9, 2016 8:02:22 pm
A councillor of Agartala Municipal Corporation and leader of the ruling RSP, Mrinmay Sen alias Khokan Vaishnav, was arrested on Friday for allegedly molesting a minor girl in her school in Agartala. According to the FIR lodged by the girl’s father, Sen, also the administrator of the school, called the girl studying in 1st standard to his room and molested her on Thursday, SP (Police Control) Uttam Bhowmick said.
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After returning home, the girl told her parents about the ordeal following which her father lodged a complaint this morning, he said.
The councillor, who was arrested from Indranagar area in Agartala, was booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, Bhowmick said. District and session Judge Ruhidas Paul granted Mrinmay Sen interim bail till December 23. Meanwhile, state BJP chief Biplab Deb demanded exemplary punishment for Sen.
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