At a time when there have been steep rise in cases of missing women and minors in Udalguri. Harisinga Police rescued a 14 year old girl child who was missing from her Harisinga residence since October 14 this year. A missing report was lodged by the family members of the child. Though police had been looking for every possible source for tracing the missing child since then. Based on special inputs Harisinga OC Dipankar Gogoi and 2nd officer Naren Ch. Swargiary launched a manhunt and rescued the minor girl child from Pub-Jatiya village under Baihata Charali PS of Kamrup (R) on Saturday last.
Police apprehended one Surat Ali(27) in this connection. Reportedly the accused who is married and is a father of a 2 year old child is an inhabitant of Mahiripara village under Goreswar PS of Baksa .
He is believed to have lured the girl child and convinced her in fleeing away with him. Ali is a self-styled tantrik who wanders from place to place and is known for providing medicines and amulets for incurable diseases and there by practising superstition among people.
A case has been registered based on the F.I.R by the girl's father whose surname goes by Debnath
at Harisinga PS vide case no. 64/16 . The accused has been booked of Kidnapping, abducting or inducing the child to compel her marriage under IPC 366 . The accused has been forwarded to judicial custody.