5 arrested in Nagaon rape case

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The police have arrested 5 persons on the sensational Nagaon rape case. The five includes the person with whom the victim travelled in his motorycyle and four others.The rape incident took place on August 23 and they were arretse dlast night along with the white Swift dexire used in the incident.

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has called for a report from the Assam DGP to update it about the status of a probe into the alleged abduction and gang rape of a woman in Nagaon district.
The woman, in her twenties, was allegedly abducted, gang-raped, and dumped on a National Highway in Nagaon district.

Taking suo motu cognisance of the case, the NCW has written to Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia to appraise it of the investigation and give feedback on the matter at the earliest, according to an NCW official.

An FIR has been registered under Sections 341 (wrongful restraint), 376D (gang rape), 324 (injuring with dangerous weapons), police had said earlier.

In her complaint filed with police last week, the woman had said she was riding pillion on a motorcycle driven by her male friend.

She had alleged they were waylaid and forcibly taken away by four men in their vehicle.

The four abductors raped her at Amoni near the Kolong River and abandoned her near a petrol pump on NH 37 after she passed out, police said.

An oil-tanker driver spotted her and informed police, who rushed to the spot and admitted her to the Nagaon civil hospital.

The woman is undergoing treatment for trauma and severe injuries.

The two-wheeler in which she was travelling has been recovered.

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