Shillong Woman Found dead in a Police Station in Guwahati, Assam

An woman from Shillong, aged about 40 years, was found dead inside the washroom of Dispur Police station in Guwaahti on Sunday night, 5th July 2015.

Guwahati City Police Commissioner Mukesh Agarwal has ordered an inquiry by the Joint Commissioner of City Police to find out the causes and circumstances leading to the death of the woman. The Joint Commissioner of City Police has been asked to submit the inquiry report within 48 hours.
“We have entrusted the Joint Commissioner of the City Police to conduct a detailed inquiry into the causes and circumstances leading to the death of the woman inside the police station and fix responsibility, if any, on part of the policemen of the police station. We are following all stipulated guidelines of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in respect of this case,” the City Police Commissioner informed.
He further informed that the woman from Shillong, identified as one Victoria Dayoun Kharkongor, was handed over to Dispur police station by the authority of International Hospital in the city on Sunday alleging that she was
creating trouble in the hospital after she had been admitted there.

“While in the police station last night, the woman went to the ladies wash room with permission of police personnel on duty. But when she did not come out of the washroom for quite some time, the policemen on duty broke open the washroom door only to find the woman hanging from the window. She was immediately rushed to Guwahati Medical College Hospital where she was declared brought dead,” the police Commissioner informed.

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