Sensation prevailed in Jamunamukh in Hojai district, when an incident of sexual assault allegedly by the headmaster of Borzar Primary School came to light on Saturday.
Maheshwar Medhi, the headmaster of the school allegedly assaulted a class V minor of the school.
After the girl informed her parents about the incident, her parents along with some locals gathered in the school premises and thrashed the accused.
Later Jamunamukh police nabbed the accused are investigating the incident. They have also ordered a medical examination of the victim.
The report of the incident came a day after the Thoubal District and Sessions Court in Manipur sentenced a former Panchayat member to ten years of imprisonment in a rape case of a 20-year-old girl. The accused committed the crime on July 19, 2014 inside a restaurant at Thoubal.
A massive protest rally was taken out at Manikpur in Bongaigaon district of Assam in protest against increasing incidents of rape and crime against women and minors on April 26. The rally was taken out under the aegis of All India Democratic Women’s Forum.
The protestors carried placards and banners denouncing the heinous rape incidents of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh and also back home in Assam.