Three more detained in Asolpara incident


Police have detained three more people in connection to Asolpara molestation case where a troupe of female dancers was allegedly being forced to strip in the name of a cultural evening at Chaygaon in Assam.

On Sunday, police arrested two people in connection with the incident in Asolpara in Kamrup ® district. “On Sunday we have arrested two people in connection with the incident and today we have detained three more people. The detained have confessed of taking part in the event while we interrogated,” said Rupam Hazarika, in-charge of Chaygaon police station.

Police also informed that six people who organized the event and are named in the FIR are absconding. “Our investigations are underway and we will arrest the absconders soon,” said Hazarika.

The incident took place in Asolpara village under Chaygaon area, when female members of a dance group were molested by the miscreants. The female dancers were also forced to undress in front of hundreds of people.

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