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    High-Level Probe Ordered Into Pregnant Woman Beaten Case In Darrang

    The pregnant woman and two of her sisters were allegedly stripped and tortured inside the Burha Police Outpost

    Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia directed the DIG (CWR), Brajenjit Singha to conduct an inquiry into the pregnant woman beaten case at Burha Police Outpost in Darrang district.

    The in-charge of the Burha Police Outpost Mahendra Sarma and a lady constable Binita Boro were placed under suspension on September 18th, 2019 after three women, who are sisters, lodged a complaint with the Darrang Superintendent of Police Amrit Bhuyan. A criminal case has also been registered against them.

    A case (No 757/2019) under sections 342, 354, 354(B), 325, 506 and 34 of the India Penal Code (IPC) was registered with the Sipajhar Police Station against Sarma and Boro.

    It may be mentioned that on September 9th, 2019, the Burha Police picked up one Manowara Begum, her husband and two sisters from Guwahati for an investigation into a case against their brother Rasul Ali, who had allegedly kidnapped a girl.

    The pregnant woman and two of her sisters were allegedly stripped and tortured inside the outpost. The woman told local media persons that she was carrying for two months. She claimed that the pregnancy had to be terminated after she sustained severe injuries at the police outpost. The women further claimed that they were beaten in their private parts too.

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