Agartala: Police could not yet trace out the 35-yr old auto driver Anjan Nama who has been accused of raping a 90 –yr-old woman in Barahaldi village of Kanchanpur in North Tripura on Oct 24 last.
Superintendent of Police (North) Bhanupada Chakraborty said the accused has been on run but police launched investigation soon after registering FIR under section 376 and 448 of IPC. The victim was taken to hospital and now she is alright.
According to report, the incident took place during Durga puja last week but it came to light only after the relatives of the victim took her to police station and lodged an FIR against one Anjan Nama of Barahaldi village and his other companion.
Police said the lady became ill after the incident on Oct 24 night and she has been admitted to hospital after due medical test on Oct 29 last. The widow alleged, she lives alone in a house and at midnight Anjan and another man stormed her house and raped her.
“They left the place leaving me half-dead. Next morning when I regained senses informed the neighibour but nobody was daring to stand with me against Anjan, as he is otherwise powerful. One of my relatives hearing my health condition came to me and was taken to police and hospital,” the victim told police.