|Minister Krishnendu Choudhury speaking to police in MMCH after visiting the molested minor girls on Monday night (Photo: VoM)|
Monday, February 23, 2015
Three minors arrested for molesting school girls
Malda, 17 February, 2015: Three minors were arrested in connection with molestation of three school girls at Raipur area in English Bazaar police station yesterday. After the families of those girls lodged police complaint, those three minors were arrested.
It may be mentioned that those three girl-students from Jote Gobindapur village in Malda police station were returning from school on Monday afternoon when they were reportedly stopped and molested by three minors. Even the girls were reportedly beaten with sleepers by the accused. Those girls were students of class X, IX and VI of Jaharatala high school at Raipur area in English Bazaar police station.
The girls were reportedly rescued by the locals and rushed to Malda Medical College Hospital (MMCH) in the evening. Food processing minister and chairman of English Bazaar municipality Mr Krishnendu Choudhury went to MMCH to speak to the girls and their family-members.
Later Mr Choudhury asked the police to arrest the culprits without any delay. Police arrested three minors aged 10 years, 14 years and 15 years at night.
Those minors were produced at juvenile board today and were released against bond of Rs 2,000 as learnt from the court sources.
Meanwhile the families of those girls are still reeling under scare after the incident. They said that they would further consider to send their daughter to school.
SP Prasun Banerjee said that three minors were arrested in connection with molestation of three girls on Monday.