Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Assam: Woman arrested for physically torturing minor housemaid in Dibrugarh

First Published: 14th April, 2024 12:16 IST

The victim is now with the Dibrugarh Child Line authorities

A woman has been arrested in Assam’s Dibrugarh for allegedly physically torturing a minor domestic maid helper at her residence for quite some time now.

As per inputs, a young girl, who was employed at a residence of a doctor as a housemaid has been the victim of atrocities by the wife of the doctor.

It was only after, their neighbours lodged a complaint against the doctor’s wife at the Dibrugarh Sadar Police Station, that police rescued the child and arrested the woman, said Officer in Charge of Dibrugarh Sadar Police Station.

The victim is now with the Dibrugarh Child Line authorities.

The police had registered a case at the Dibrugarh Sadar Police Station under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) as well as sections under the Juvenile Justice Act and Child Labour Act.

The Assam Government is proactively working towards eliminating crime against children.

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has earlier said that serious actions will be taken against criminals of child abuse.

Also Read: Assam: Forest personnel accidentally shoots man while chasing rhino

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
IPL 2024: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders match In Guwahati tomorrow

The top run scorer for Rajasthan Royals in the competition is Riyan Parag with 531 runs, smacking 4 half-centuries to his name.

18th May 2024
Banner
Fire in Silchar computer institute, girl jumps from 4th floor

Cachar SP Numal Mahatta informed that at least 8 fire tenders along with fire brigade and ONGC plunged into action and control the flames.

18th May 2024
Banner
Territorial Army organises mass plantation drive to kickstart platinum jubilee in Assam’s Sonitpur

The mass plantation drive is just the beginning of a series of events planned throughout the Platinum Jubilee Year to promote environmental awareness and sustainability.

17th May 2024
Banner
Fmr Assam Education Minister Thaneswar Boro dies at 86 

Boro's body will be taken to his hometown Rangia where his last rites will be performed later today.

17th May 2024
Banner
Assam: 13 people fall ill after consuming poisonous mushrooms in Charaideo

The incident has been reported from the Borhat Tea Estate under the Borhat police station in Charaideo.

16th May 2024