In a major development in the case of child abuse that took place in Assam's Guwahati, Sangeeta Dutta was arrested by the police on the night of Saturday.
The doctor, who was accused of abusing a child, had gone into hiding at a residential cottage, a hillock behind the Greenwood resort in Umsning in Assam. However, the police were able to track her down and brought her to the Paltan Bazaar police station overnight.
Sangeeta’s husband, Dr. Waliul, is currently in police custody for five days in connection with the case. Meanwhile, the caretaker Lakshmi Rai, who was also allegedly involved in the case, has been sent to judicial custody.