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Rape charges against Junior Railway minister Rajen Gohain, case registered
  Kathmandu, Nepal      August 11 2018


Guwahati : The Union Minister of State (MoS) for Railways Rajen Gohain has allegedly been booked for raping an early 30-year-old married woman in central Assam’s Nagaon district.

Assam police has registered a case against the Junior Railway minister.

According to the reports, the victim lady had lodged a complaint against the MoS for Railways at Nagaon Sadar police station on August 2 and Nagaon police had registered a case (no 2592/2018) under section 417, 376 and 506 of IPC after receiving the complaint.

The complaint stated that, the alleged incident took place seven to eight months ago and both Rajen Gohain and the lady knew each other for a long time.

The complaint saying that, Gohain had committed the crime at the home of the woman, while her husband and other family members were not present.

Nagaon district Superintendent of Police (SP) Shankar Raimedhi said that, after registration of the case, police has taken all actions legally.

“We have recorded the statement under section 161 of Code of Criminal Procedure and 164 statements also being recorded and medical examination also being done. In the meantime, the complainant has come with a letter said that, she is not interested going forward to the case,” the Nagaon district SP said.

“We have taken all actions legally as per the provisions of law and investigation is going on. Another case has been registered at Nagaon police station (no – 2585/2018) under section 385, 506 of IPC after lodging compalint by Nabarun Borgohain and alleged that he and his father were blackmailed by particular husband of accused,” the top Assam cop said.

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)