The Central committee of tCommitteeMizo Association (YMA), the largest civil society organization in the state condemned the 25 August incident at Vaseikai village in Lawngtlai district in which a class seven girl was gang raped by three youths.
A press statement issued by YMA said the crime committed on the indigenous tribal by non-tribal should not be ignored and demanded that the three culprits be given stringent punishment.
The statement also said that the association would take necessary action so that the native do not suffer hardship in the hands of non-indigenous.
A minor girl was allegedly gang raped by three youths belonging to Chakma community on the ill-fated night of 25 August, when the former was sitting in her kitchen after completing her study.
The accused Simon Chakma and Sukromoni Chakma both from Vaseikai village and Tuitang Chakma, a resident of Longpuinghat village entered the girl’s house.
They gagged her mouth and dragged her outside and eventually gang raped her, police said.
Medical report also confirmed rape, according to police.
The three accused, two of them minor were arrested by police and sent to juvenile home and Lawngtlai district jail.
The girl, who was living with her brother in a rented house at Vaseikai came from Chamdur ‘P’ village in Lawngtlai district.