Assam: AMCH doctor arrested in Dibrugarh, accused of raping colleague
Another doctor was arrested in Dibrugarh on Monday on charges of raping a colleague.
The accused Dr Sunmoni Bhuyan is a registrar of the surgical unit at Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH).
Police said, based on the FIR of the complainant, the accused doctor was booked under sections 406 (criminal breach of trust), 376 (rape) and 384 (extortion) of the Indian Penal Code.
Dibrugarh SP Shwetank Mishra said the victim in her FIR had accused the doctor of raping her and extorting money on the pretext of marriage.
“The girl in her FIR has mentioned that she was involved in a relationship with the accused doctor since 2018. She also accused him of tricking her into a physical relationship under the promise of marriage and of extorting a large sum of money from her during their relationship,” Mishra added.
It may be mentioned that this is the second such case in Dibrugarh in less than a week involving a doctor.
(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)
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