SI, Lady Constable Suspended For Stripping And Torturing Pregnant Woman in Assam
GUWAHATI: The Sub-Inspector (SI) of Burha Police Outpost along with a lady constable were placed under suspension for allegedly stripping and beating three women including a pregnant lady during an interrogation.
According to reports, Director General of Police (DGP), Assam Kula Saikia while speaking to media said that both SI Mahendra Sarma and lady constable Binita Boro has been placed under suspension and a criminal case has been registered against them.
on September 9, three women were stripped off and beaten mercilessly during an interrogation session at Burha Police Outpost in Darrang.
According to the victims on September 6, a case was filed against Ruful Ali, their brother, for allegedly abducting a girl. The FIR was lodged by the elder brother of the girl. However, the Burha police failing to trace Ruful Ali picked up Minowara Begum, Sanuwera Begum and Rumele Begum, the three sisters of Ruful, from different locations of Guwahati.
The pregnant woman alleged that the SI of the police station, Mahindra Sarma, hit the former in her private parts and a lady constable was also involved in the case.
Based on a video report that has surfaced online, the woman informed that she repeatedly requested the police not to hit her as she was pregnant, however, the officials did not listen to her and they continued to repeatedly hit her.
According to reports, the three women tried to register a case at Darrang police station. However, their case was not registered and the victims have also alleged that the OC Kumar has threatened to kill them if they try to register the case again.
In the meanwhile the DGP has also directed DIG (CWR) Brajenjit Singha to conduct an inquiry into the matter and submit a report with a week’s time.
(L) Victim (R) Mahendra Sarma