Absconding Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang, accused of raping a minor girl, arrested in Guwahati
Absconding Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang, accused of raping a minor girl, was arrested in Guwahati on Saturday morning.
A joint operation by Meghalaya and Assam police helped nab Independent legislator Julias Kitbok Dorphang from Garchuk in Guwahati.
A non-bailable warrant was issued against him on Wednesday after which Dorphang had gone into hiding. He is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl on December 15, 2016.
The minor girl had accused Dorphang, who represents Mawhati constituency, of sexually exploiting her in a guest house in Shillong.
Julius K Dorphang