Published: November 29, 2012
Woman Molested in Police Custody in Assam
By Hemanta Kumar Nath
Guwahati, November 29 : A 40 year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted in police custody in Assam's Morigaon district on November 26 night, officials said on Thursday.
The woman was later admitted to Morigaon civil hospital and she had filed a complaint against the police personnel, who molested her.
According to the report, the woman was picked up by a police team from Mayang police station, allegedly for giving shelter to poachers in her house.
In the complaint filed by the woman, she said that she was sexually assaulted by the police personnel, led by incharge of Mayang police station, Subhas Doley, while in their custody.
When asked to comment on the incident, Morigaon Superintendent of Police said, "We have investigated the case."
Hemanta Kumar Nath reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state. Read more stories by Hemanta Kumar Nath. Contact him through NewsBlaze.
Please click this
button to be notified about future stories, and please leave a comment below.
Please leave a comment here If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page
Kavitha Kuruganti reports real change for the dalit women of Tivsala village. More women now own land, and this trend needs to be studied more closely.
The deadline for the realization of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by countries of the world is drawing to a close in 2015. The progress on MDGs might have been with mixed results, but lot of lessons need to be learnt while we frame n
In the year 2000, countries of the world had agreed to meet the 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. Numerous consultative processes have been taking place around the world on what should be the development goals post-2015.
The headquarter town of Hamren subdivision in west Karbi Anglong autonomous district has remained in an archaic condition since independence.
Bodo militants, who have been demanding a separate state for Bodoland, released a horrific video after killing a girl in Assam's Chirang district.
The Journalists' Forum Assam expressed shock at the murder of James W. Foley, an American photo-journalist who was abducted in November 2012 in Syria.