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Apr 23, 2013 at 02:45pm IST

Assam: No sign of sexual assault on 9-year-old, says medical report

Silchar: The nine-year-old alleged rape victim does not have any sign of sexual assault on her person as per the preliminary reports of the hospital where the girl is under treatment, police said on Tuesday.

"Preliminary medical tests conducted by the attending doctors at the Silchar Medical College Hospital have found no sign of rape or sexual assault on the girl, Cachar Superintendent of Police Digonta Bora said.

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The final medical report of the tests carried out on the girl was, however, yet to come, Bora said. The girl is, however, out of danger, doctors said.

Assam: No sign of rape on 9-year-old, says medical report

The 9-year-old girl was found abandoned by Kalain tea garden labourers with her throat slit inside the garden premises on April 21.

Two unidentified persons with their faces covered had kidnapped her when the minor girl from Karimganj had gone to visit her grandfather in Pechacherra village at about 3.30 pm on April 21, police said.

The nearby Kalain tea garden labourers while returning home spotted the girl with her throat slit inside the garden premises and rushed her to a hospital in a critical condition.

She was later shifted to the Silchar Medical College Hospital. A search operation has been launched to arrest the culprits, police said