Asansol. Police from Hirapur police station have arrested the general secretary of Barnpur Cricket Club of Asansol in West Burdwan district on charges of molesting a minor player. A sensation spread in the steel town of Barnpur regarding this incident. General Secretary of Barnpur Cricket Club is Raman Jhan. He is an employee of the Cell ISP or Isco plant in Baranpur and is associated with the Congress union INTUC. The family of the minor victim reported that the incident took place on September 17. The Hirapur police station registered a case against the accused under Sections 354, 354/A and 506 of the POCSO Act and the Indian Penal Code. The accused was brought to the Asansol court on Friday morning.
The father of the minor cricketer, a resident of Barnpur, Hirapur police station, lodged a complaint about the entire incident at the Hirapur police station on Thursday night. Based on his complaint, the police took operational action and arrested the accused. It is known that on Saturday, September 17, he went for minor training at Barnpur Cricket Club. At that time, the general secretary of the club, Raman Jhan, tempted him and pushed him with his car. It is believed that Raman tried to rape the minor while driving. In that situation, when the minor shouted, Raman dropped him from the car on the road. After that, the minor returned home. Later, he returned home and informed his mother. After the alleged incident, accused Raman Jhan threatened the minor’s family not to inform the police or anyone about it. That is why they were afraid. Finally overcoming that fear, the minor’s father filed a complaint against Raman at the Hirapur police station on Thursday evening. He also demanded to severely punish the accused.
The Hirapur police station informs that actions have been taken based on the complaint of the victim’s family. Isco’s factory and club did not make any comments in this regard.
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