Assam: Woman molested in Police custody

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 23:54 hrs

A 40 year-old woman has alleged that she was sexually assaulted in police custody at Assam's Morigaon district on the night of Nov 26.

The woman was later admitted to Morigaon civil hospital where she filed a complaint against the police personnel, who molested her.

According to the complaint, the woman was picked up by a police team from Mayang police station for allegedly giving shelter to poachers.

The women said that she was sexually assaulted by the police personnel led by the in-charge of Mayang police station Subhas Doley,

"We have investigated the case," Morigaon SP Ainul Haque said.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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