Tripura MLA Marries The Girl He Allegedly Raped
Tripura’s ruling party, Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura’s(IPFT) MLA Dhananjoy Tripura has married a woman, who had alleged that he raped her on the pretext of marrying her. MLA’s counsel of The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, Amit Debbarma said the legislator married the woman at Chaturdas Devta Temple. “Yes, I have married the woman at Chaturdas Devata temple in Agartala,” Tripura said as per reports. The woman had filed a case against the MLA on May 20 at Agartala Women’s Police Station and the police had booked the Mr. Tripura (29) under sections of 417 and 376 of IPC after the tribal girl in her complaint with the police on May 20 last charged him with raping and deceiving her with the promise of marriage. Police made progress in the investigation amid pressure from different social forums as in her complaint, the woman had alleged that she was “socially engaged” to the IPFT MLA from Rimavalley constituency. Sources in the IPFT said that both the bride and the groom made a joint submission to the designated court seeking the closure of the case.