Assam: Doctor arrested in Dibrugarh, accused of raping colleague
Dibrugarh police arrested a doctor on Thursday for allegedly raping a colleague in Dibrugarh.
The accused identified as Dr Nayan Jyoti Deka is working at the Sanjivani Diagnostics and Hospital at Bordoloi Avenue in Paltan Bazar.
According to reports, the complainant is a doctor in the same hospital and the accused committed the heinous act at the private hospital on June 23.
“Based on the FIR of the complainant, we have arrested the accused doctor. He has been booked under section 376 (rape) and 328 (causing harm) of the Indian Penal Code. The medical examination of the victim has been carried out, and the report is awaited. Her statement has also been recorded. The accused doctor is currently being interrogated,” a police official said.
“We have sent the doctor for a medical test and awaiting the report. Further interrogation is on,” said Dibrugarh SP Shwetank Mishra.
(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)
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