Guwahati, March 13, 2017- A lady narrowly escaped a rape attempt by five miscreants at the Guwahati Railway Station on the wee hours today.
The incident occurred when the victim reached the railway station from New Delhi to attend the Assam University convocation. However, soon after arriving at the station the miscreants dragged her to a nearby hut and subsequently abusing her.
Though the victim’s co-passenger raised an alarm, it has been alleged that the Railway Police Force was indifferent in this regard and refrained from rescuing the victim. Subsequent to this, the co-passengers informed the Panbazar police who reached the spot and rescued the victim.
Meanwhile, a miscreant identified as Nasir Ali was arrested by the police. The victim is working with the Union ministry of cultural affairs.