Nurses Allege Rape Attempt, 4 Arrested In Assam’s Biswanath

Biswanath Police arrested three employees of a petrol pump and one mechanic for allegedly attempting to rape the nurses


Biswanath Police arrested four men after three nurses alleged rape attempt in the wee hours of May 3rd, 2020.

Dhorbindor Sharma (32), Ashok Kumar (26), Rahul Kumar (18) and Gaurav Kumar (18) were arrested for allegedly attempting to rape the nurses.

Ashok, Rahul and Gaurav are employees of the Indian Oil Petrol pump in Da gaon area, near the NH-15.

Sharma is a mechanic of a garage next to the petrol pump. All the accused hail from Muzzafarpur in Bihar.

As per reports, the three nurses were walking back home after completing their duty at the J K Hospital when suddenly “the lights went out at the petrol pump”.

“All of a sudden a few men gheraoed the nurses and grabbed their hands tightly. The road was deserted following the COVID-19 induced lockdown. The men tried to drag the nurses inside the petrol pump but somehow, the nurses managed to flee from there,” said a local.

Upon reaching the hospital, the nurses shared the incident with their colleagues. One of the nurses had to be hospitalized due to “trauma and shock”.

The nurses’ colleagues reached the spot and along with the locals beaten up Sarma before handing him over to the police.

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