Prime Accused In Dhula Minor Death Case Surrenders Before CID

Earlier, the Additional SP of the Dhula Police Station, Rupam Phukan had also been arrested for failing to perform his duty and trying to protect the accused. Phukan had reportedly accepted Rs 1.5 lakhs as bribe from the kin of the accused.
Dhula SP Rajmohan Roy, one of the prime accused in the minor death case has surrendered before CID
Dhula SP Rajmohan Roy, one of the prime accused in the minor death case has surrendered before CID

One of the prime accused in the Dhula minor girl death case in Assam’s Darrang, surrendered before the Crime investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police on Thursday.

According to reports, Rajmohan Roy, superintendent of police (SP) posted at the Dhula Police Station in the Darrang district, who had been suspended since the incident came to light, has surrendered before the CID.

Rajmohan Roy, who had been on the run, since the incident took place, arrived at the CID office to surrender, soon after which he was arrested.

It has come to the fore that the CID had summoned him on Wednesday after which he appeared at their office.

Meanwhile, Rajmohan Roy has been accused of trying to conceal findings of the investigation in the murder case of a tribal girl.

It may be noted that CID had arrested the officer in-charge (OC) of Dhula Police Station, Utpal Bora in connection with the case in Assam’s Darrang district on November 1.

Utpal was arrested for negligence in investigation in the murder case. According to sources, CID led a special investigation team to investigate the matter. The matter was investigated with the intervention of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Moreover, three doctors have been arrested in connection with the unnatural death of the 13-year-old minor girl. The arrested doctors were Dr. Arun Ch. Deka, Dr. Ajanta Bordoloi and Dr. Anupam Sharma of the Mangaldoi Civil Hospital.

All three doctors had been arrested for framing the death of the minor girl as suicide. The investigations that were conducted revealed that there were several commissions and omissions committed by the three doctors while conducting the first post-mortem on the dead body.

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However, during the second post-mortem done by high-level medical teams of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), AIIMS and NEIGRIHMS, it was proved that the girl was molested and murdered and not suicide.

The arrested doctors were produced before the Special Court in Mangaldoi on November 8 and have been taken into two-day police custody.

Earlier, the Additional SP of the Dhula Police Station, Rupam Phukan had also been arrested for failing to perform his duty and trying to protect the accused. Phukan had reportedly accepted Rs 1.5 lakhs as bribe from the kin of the accused.

The Dhula Police displayed extreme dereliction of duty in collecting of photographic and video graphic evidence of the incident. It has been further alleged that the OC of the Dhula Police Station had put pressure on the family members of the deceased to not file a written complaint on the unnatural death

Meanwhile, search operations had also been launched in the houses of SP Rajmohan Ray and Additional SP Rupam Phukan.

It may be mentioned that on August 12, Rajmohan Ray, Rupam Phukan and OC of the Dhula Police Station were suspended over allegations of mishandling a case of unnatural death of a minor girl at the residence of Krishna Kamal Baruah in Dhula on June 11.

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