Meghalaya: Activists take to streets, seek justice for rape victim in West Khasi Hills

A protest against the recent sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl was held on November 27 at a village in West Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya

NONGSTOIN:

A protest against the recent sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl was held on November 27 at a village in West Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya

It was organised by the members of the Seng longkmie (Women organisation) in collaboration with Women organisation of New Nongstoin.

Several villagers, youths and students gathered to denounce the sexual assault of the girl and demanded harsh punishment for the accused.

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It may be mentioned that the incident took place on the morning of November 13, while the minor was on her way to school.

The rally was also attended by B. Kurbah District Child Protection Officer, A. Thongni ChildLine Coordinator, Village Defense Party, Seng Samla Shnong among others.

(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)

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