Girl suicide case in MLA House: 2 police officer suspended, 1 arrested

Two police officers suspended in connection with 14 years girl suicide case in the residence of Local MLA,  while 1 arrested. investigation is going on. 


By Manoj Singh

Naharlagun Police Station OC M. Geyi and Investigation Officer (IO) SI L Buni has been suspended for negligence in performance of their duties in connection with the case of suicide of a  14 years old girl at the residence of local MLA at Borum on May 20,  2019.

Talking to Arunachal24  Capital SP Tumme Amo said that a 14-year-old girl, daughter of Jogeshwar Nag servant of local MLA, committed suicide on May 20 last at the residence of local MLA Techi Kaso at Borum. Later, Capital complex D.M issued an order to exhume the dead body of 14-year-old girl after the body was buried in Assam without lodging any complain to Police station and Post-mortem. Accordingly a UD case no.05/19 u/s 174 CrPC was registered at Naharlagun PS and investigation was initiated.

SP Capital Tumme Amo informed that an inquiry was carried out by SDPO Itanagar and DSP headquarter and a show cause notice was issued on 13th June last on why action should not be taken against the officers.

He said that IO and OC should have registered a case u/s- 174 atleast and should have done a Post-mortem. He also informed that the matter was not brought to the local magistrate as well as to the SP.

“After going through the replies and the inquiry reports and the strong observation made by National Commission for Protection of Child Right (NCPCR), as per law there was clear cut violation of 174 Cr.PC by them. And both officers have been suspended and one regular case has been registered against them,” He have also recommended  PHQ to conduct departmental enquiry against both of them. SP said.

He also informed that one person has been arrested so far in connection to this case. “As per the CCTV footage, his own confession and also based on the statements from the witnesses, it revealed as of now that he has physical relation with the minor girl which amounts to rape,” said SP.

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It is to mention that a 14 year minor girl committed suicide on early  morning of May 20 last in the residence of local MLA Techi Kaso at Borum.  Her body after inquest was sent to Dolahat, Assam on 20/5/19 at the desire of her parents and elder brother for conducting last rite. The Parents and guardian did not lodge any complain to Police station despite repeated advice and they totally denied to allow Postmortem examination but later after the intervention of the NCPCR Member Taba Rosy a case was registered at Naharlagun police station on June 1 2019 vide case No-05/19 u/s-174 CrPC ,

The exhumation order was given on receipt of prayer from investigating officer of Nlg PS  following  a FIR from deceased’s father Jogeswar Nag on  June 1 was registered, Nag has been in the MLA’s residence for over last two decades working as Chowkidaar.

An executive Magistrate Nlg, alongwith team of expert Forensic medical officer and  police team proceeded on 8/6/19  for Dolahat Bagan under Dolahat police out post of Lakhimpur district, Assam to execute the order. The exhumation of dead body was properly done in presence police team of Assam led by CI laluk, OC Laluk, IC Dolohat police outpost, Gaonbura & villager of Dolohat bagan, parent and relative  and CO Nowboicha Assam.


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