Julius Dorphang bail plea rejected.


The Meghalaya High Court has rejected the bail plea of the former legislator from Mawhati constituency, Julius Dorphang, who was arrested and jailed for raping a 14-year-old girl. Dorphang was booked under the POCSO Act in 2017, for alleged sexual assault on a 14-year-old girl rescued from a sex racket involving several others, and since then for the last three and half years he is in jail.
Julius Kitbok Dorphang was an independent MLA from Mawhati constituency from 2013-2018. He was arrested from the inter-state bus terminus (ISBT) at Guwahati after absconding for 11 days.