Burha PS incident: SI Sarma suspended


The Sub Inspector of Burha Police outpost in Darrang district, Mahendra Sarma, has been suspended from his duties for allegedly stripping and brutally torturing a pregnant woman and her two sisters. Along with Sarma, woman constable, Binita Boro has also been suspended.

According to reports, the three women alleged that they were brought from their house at Satgaon and Six Mile area in Guwahati to the police outpost by its officer in charge Mahendra Sarma and later they were allegedly brutally tortured overnight by him along with a woman police constable. The women alleged that they were beaten up with batons in private parts by SI Sarma, two constables and a woman police constable inside the police station. One of the women had been pregnant for two months. The pregnant woman stated that she had to terminate her pregnancy after the injuries.

Meanwhile, a case has been registered in the Sipajhar police station regarding the incident.

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