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Woman Molested in Police Custody in Assam

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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.

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