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Labor hit and run case: Assam doctor arrested for helping model escape from police

By Naveen Bharat Editorial

GUWAHATI: After three days of intense interrogation, a Guwahati-based doctor who had allegedly helped a model escape the police by admitting her to the ICU of a private hospital was arrested on Sunday.

Earlier, a six-member medical board had found that the condition of model Rajkanya Barua was not so bad that she had to be admitted to the ICU. After that the police arrested him. He is now in judicial custody.

2016 Femina Miss India contestant Rajkanya had run over eight workers with her car on her way home from a five-star hotel on the night of October 1, allegedly after attending a birthday party. One of the injured had to have his leg amputated.

The incident had sparked public outrage when Model managed to get bail less than 24 hours after the incident due to a faulty investigation by the police, after which Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the bail granted to her was not meant to be closed. . matter.

Soon, two police officers were ‘reserved’ for a faulty investigation into the case, after which Model was summoned to appear. However, his family had written to the police seeking time and cited his poor health condition.

Director General of Police, Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta was upset with the way the police handled the matter. he admitted Error in the initial stage of investigation.

Talking about his phone conversation with the doctor, Mahant said, “He told me that the woman has suicidal tendencies and in such a situation if she is arrested, then we should be careful. I said that it should be taken care of.” will be kept.”

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