Within less than a month of the sensational rape and murder of a student of Assam Agricultural University in Sivasagar of eastern Assam on July 10 last, another young girl had a miraculous escape from the same fate in the State.
According to Railway Police, an incident of attempt to rape took place in the wee hours of Wednesday inside the Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express (Train no 15666).
According to police, the young girl was travelling in the train with her elder brother. A co-passenger tried molesting her at Lumding in the moving train right in front of her brother.
However, she was saved from the perpetrator by the other passengers travelling in the train.
Though the brother of the victim called up the railway police over phone, the miscreant managed to escape as the train was moving in a high speed.
However, the Guwahati Railway Police managed to nab the miscreant when the train arrived at the Guwahati railway station.
The arrested miscreant has been identified as Koraiba Wilson.
He hailed from Maram Mathak village under Tadubi police station of Senapati district in Manipur.
Meanwhile, Railway Police official Utpal Kumar Das has informed that as the incident took place near Dimapur, the accused will be sent to Dimapur.
The accused has been presently lodged at the Railway Police lock-up.