9-year-old girl raped in Nagaland, two held

9-year-old girl raped in Nagaland, two held

A 9-year old girl was allegedly raped by two persons at Liphi village under Bhandari sub-division of Wokha district in Nagaland.

According to police, two local youths were held in connection with the alleged rape and they were being interrogated. The girl was allegedly raped on Saturday at a deserted spot.

The Lotha Lower Range Public Organisation (LLRPO) has called for a 12-hour bandh on Monday at Bhandari from 6 AM to 6 PM in protest against the alleged rape, the organisation's General Secretary, R Kemerio Yanthan said.

Yanthan said that on being alerted about the incident, the local youths first conducted search in the area where the incident took place and apprehended the two youths. They were then sent to the police.

(Agencies)

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