Assam: Rape allegedly injured in police shooting at Kokrajhar

Assam: Police fire in Kokrajar injures rape suspect

According to media reports, police took him to the scene and found that he was hiding a cell phone with details of the entire case.

During a cell phone search, the accused, identified as Afrudin Islam, reportedly attempted to steal a service pistol from an outpost officer at the Sarakati police and give them several ammunition. Fired.

In retaliation, police also fired at Afludin and were injured. After that, he was immediately taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Previously, police arrested three boys, including Afludin, on suspicion of raping a minor in Sarakati and questioned them under Article 6 of the Child Protection (POCSO) Act from Sexual Assault.

However, there was no official word from the department regarding the exchange of fire between police and Afludin.

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