Police have arrested a 50-year-old man on charges of raping three minor girls in Central Assam’s Morigaon district.

According to reports, the man identified as Rajani Kanta Daimary, had allegedly raped three minor girls of Jengorbori village under Laharighat police station of the district.

Based on the complaint filed by the family members of the victim, a case was registered at Laharighat police station and he was arrested on Wednesday.

Police registered the case on Monday under section 376 AB and R/W section 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at Laharighat police station.

Police said the accused person had lured the victims and taken them to his home and raped them.

A police official said that the accused person was absconding after committing the crime and police caught him from the Amtola area on Wednesday.

“On December 20, a case was registered at Laharighat police station against Rajani Daimary for allegedly raping three minor girls, between the age group of 6-7 years. We nabbed the accused person from the Amtola area on Wednesday,” the police official said.

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