Assam: Cop arrested for raping woman inside police station
A woman has allegedly been raped by a police officer inside the police station in Assam's Hajo area. The accused has been arrested and sent to judicial custody. Meanwhile, the medical examination of the victim is yet to be done.
The police officer has been identified as Binod Kumar Das of Ramdia police station, who raped the woman inside the police quarter.
"Based on FIR of woman one police officer has been arrested and sent to judicial custody, medical examination of the victim to be done yet," a police official was quoted as saying by ANI.
Reacting to the incident, Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi called for severe punishment for the accused policeman. He further advised the government to take serious note of psychological test of police officers during recruitment.
According to police, an FIR has been registered and an investigation in the regard is underway.