Guwahati: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a cleric on Thursday in a shocking incident. The heinous crime occurred in the Silchar district’s Kanakpur area.
The cleric involved in the incident has been identified as Zainul Haque Laskar, according to reports.
According to sources, the incident occurred when Zainul went to the minor’s house for tuition and took advantage of the fact that no one was present to rape the minor girl.
After the minor’s kin filed a complaint with the Rangirkhari Police Station in Silchar, the police launched an investigation. The cleric was apprehended by police and is currently being held in custody.