NAHARLAGUN, Sep 23: Naharlagun police have arrested 30-year-old Nabam Guma for the alleged rape of two eight-year-old girls at Helipad Colony here on Sunday.
Capital SP M Harsha Vardhan informed that the accused, who stays in the same colony as the families of the two minors, lured them to a forested area near Helipad Colony at around 9 am.
The girls, who are also friends, told their families about the sexual assault. The families then lodged a complaint at the police station here at around 11.30 am.
The girls have undergone medical examination, and the reports are awaited.
Currently locked up at the Itanagar police station, Guma, who is married and has three children, has confessed to the crime. He will be produced before the court on Monday.
A case has been registered at the women police station in Itanagar under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.