NCPCR Chief to visit Dumka on Sept 5 to look into death of 14-year-old tribal girl

Ranchi: The chairperson of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Priyank Kanoongon will be travelling to Dumka on September 5. He will be coming to look into the case of a yet another incident of alleged rape and murder of a minor tribal girl in the district along with the case of the girl set on fire in the same district.

As per input, a 14-year-old tribal girl was found hanging from a tree. The girl was allegedly sexually exploited by a man on the pretext of marriage and was raped, killed and hanged from a tree in an area under Mufassil police station on Friday. The accused, identified as Arman Ansari, has been arrested and a case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC, POCSO and SC & ST Act.

In addition to the scheduled visit of the NCPCR team led by Priyank Kanoongo to Dumka, the team will also take stock of the status of the said incident by convening a meeting with DC, SP, Investigating Officer of the case, and doctors who conducted an autopsy of the minor victim girl, besides to meet/interact with the family members of the deceased minor girl

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