Ex Tripura Minister in detention after allegedly molesting tribal student

Former Tripura Minister Mevar Kumar Jamatia was detained on Wednesday by the police in the national capital after an indigenous girl student who belongs to Tripura complained of molestation against the veteran tribal leader.

Both the legislator and the girl who belongs to the indigenous community were staying at the Tripura Bhavan in Delhi's Kautilya Marg, according to sources Mewar was given another Tripura Bhawan but he pressurised officials to accommodate him in Kautilya Marg Tripura Bhawan. 

Officials said the girl lodged a complaint against Jamatia at the Kautilya Marg police station. Later, the police took both of them to the police station for further questioning. Recently Jamatia was dropped from the council of ministry headed by Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha