The VHP today called for a bandh in Sheohar, Bihar after a 55-year-old man, Kalam Ansari was caught raping a 10-year-old girl Meera (name changed) on June 10. As per sources, the VHP called for a bandh following the rape to protest against the cases of sexual assault against minor girls.
According to sources, the rape was reported from Hiramma police station where the 55-year-old Ansari was caught raping the minor girl. The local residents gathered together and first beat up the accused before handing him over to the police. The police confirmed that they have arrested one person in the case but refused to divulge any more information.
As per our sources, the area is a Muslim-majority area and this matter has escalated and taken a communal angle. The Police, as well as villagers, are also little hesitant to comment on the case.
Earlier this week, a Muslim mob in Nurpur, Begusarai, Bihar attacked a family and sexually assaulted two women belonging to Mahadalit community, while trying to kill one of the members of the family. The