Assam: One arrested for assaulting APDCL's woman engineer on duty at Jorhat

Friday, 20 Nov, 10.01 pm

Police on Friday arrested a person, identified as Muthu Saikia, on charges of assaulting Mausumi Saikia, an engineer of Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL), Baligaon sub-division in Jorhat on Thursday evening.

The arrested person is a resident of Chengeliati Koch Gaon under Pulibor police station in Jorhat.

A case (No 710 /2020) was registered at Pulibor police station on Friday and Muthu Saikia was booked under sections 307, 326, 352 and 353 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

This is the second case of assault on a woman in Jorhat in less than 10 days.