Jharkhand: 16-yr-old boy held for assaulting woman after CM retweets video of incident, requires act

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A 16-year-old boy was apprehended from Jharkhand’s Dumka district on Sunday after a video clip shared on social media confirmed him raining kicks on a woman in class uniform, a police officer stated.

Retweeting the video clip shared by a Twitter person, who claimed that the incident had occurred in Pakur, Chief Minister Hemant Soren directed the district police to take acceptable motion within the matter.

The police instantly initiated a probe into the matter and discovered that the boy, a scholar of Class 9, was the resident of Dumka district. “The Dumka Police is now finishing up additional investigation into the case,” Pakur Superintendent of Police (SP) Hrudeep P Janardhanan instructed PTI.

Prima facie, it appears to be a case of a love affair, stated Dumka sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Noor Mustafa Ansari. The incident occurred round a fortnight in the past, however the video got here to gentle solely not too long ago, the SDPO stated.

“Each the boy and the woman are from tribal communities. They’ve been dropped at Gopikandar police station for interrogation. The boy will likely be despatched to a remand residence as he’s a minor,” Ansari added. 

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