GUWAHATI: The Commissionerate of Police (Guwahati) ordered a probe into the unnatural death of a 39 year old lady from Shillong at Dispur police station premise on Sunday night.The deceased identified as Victoria Dayoun Kharkongor (39) hailed from Nongrimbah West of Shillong in Meghalaya.
The joint commissioner of city police, N Haque, has been assigned to cause an enquiry into the unnatural death of the woman and to submit a report within 48 hours and find out the cause and circumstances leading to the death of the lady and fix responsibility for lapses, if any, on the part of police personnel.
Dispur claimed that a local private hospital official alerted them that Victoria was making hue and cry inside the hospital premises and the hospital authority requested the police to act. “Immediately, a team of cops including women officials reached the hospital where the attending doctor handed over the lady to them with a report. The cops brought her to the Dispur police station,” said an official statement from state police.
The statement added that at around 10.20 pm the lady went to toilet attached with police station but when she did not come out of the toilet the police officials broke open the door and found her hanging inside the toilet. Though she was rushed to Guwahati medical college hospital (GMCH), she was declared brought dead.
However, peasant leader Akhil Gogoi alleged that she was murdered after she was raped in the Dispur police station. He said that city police are trying to cover the incident as a suicide.