Assam: Aidur Ali arrested for raping minor girl whom he had befriended by introducing himself as Rahul Nath, locals allege Love Jihad

The police has arrested a youth in Assam for abducting and raping a minor girl of just 14 years. According to reports, the culprit Aidur Ali had introduced himself as Rahul Nath to the victim to befriend her.

The victim belongs to Salbari subdivision of Assam’s Baksa district. While the accused is a resident of Bongaigaon.

The locals stated that Ali used to call her frequently and on June 8th, 2019 while she was on her way to her relatives’ house, the accused abducted her and committed the crime.

An FIR was subsequently lodged by the victim’s family after the neighbours rescued the girl and traced the accused.

“The girl was on her way to her uncle’s home at Kalpani when Aidul took her to one of his relatives’ home at No 1 Salmara village of Abhayapuri of Bongaigaon district and raped her for 3 days.”, the FIR stated.

“His phone has contacts of several girls with photos of Bodo and Assamese girls. This is a case of love jihad as we suspect that he has been targeting girls like this for quite some time now,” alleged a local.