IMPHAL, Dec 28: A witness hearing of the alleged molestation case of an eight-year old girl case by a personnel of the 5th Manipur Rifle was held today at the District and Session Court, Manipur West.
The court has fixed January 10 for the next hearing of the case.
During today’s hearing, a witness from the prosecution side submitted a report.
It may be mention that the alleged accused L Iboyaima (38), son of (L) Mangi Khuman of Khurai Ningthoubung Leikai, a personnel of the 5th Manipur Rifles posted at Tamenglong under Riflemen Number 05006253 is presently under judicial custody at Sajiwa Central Jail in connection with the alleged molestation case of the girl.
Accused L Iboyaima engaged as driver of a school bus of the 5th Manipur Rifles allegedly molested the girl before attempting rape of the seven-year-old girl inside the bus in Tamenglong district while the bus was parked near the Tamenglong DC bungalow on September 12 at around 3.30 pm.