July 27: The Medziphema Town Youth Organisation (MTYO)
today apprehended one person from its jurisdiction for
allegedly sodomizing a minor Adivasi boy.
accused has been identified Jamai Thakuri (50), son of
Lt. Khageshwar Thakuri of Gulmi District, Nepal, PO/PS
Reni, and a present resident of Piphema New (Tserü).
to a press release issued by MTYO president Asazo Talie
and assistant general secretary Thejangukho Yalietsu,
the accused revealed that he personally brought the
minor from Assam to help in paddy cultivation about 2
months ago. He reportedly confessed that he lured the
boy on the pretext of buying him watch and mobile in
order to satisfy him.
MTYO said the minor had revealed that the accused
sodomized him thrice, and that the accused began to
watch and follow him everywhere.
minor, however, escaped from the accused prying eyes
Monday morning and immediately reported it to nearby
residents who in turn alerted MTYO to swing into action,
MTYO later handed over the accused to Medziphema Police
for further action. (Page News Service)