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Police registers case against union min for alleged rape of

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Police have registered a case against for Railways for allegedly raping and threatening a 24-year old woman in district, a said today.

of Police (headquarter) Sabita Das said the case was registered against Gohain on August 2 after receiving a complaint at police station.

"We have registered the case. The investigation has already begun and we will proceed as per law," she told PTI.

Das, however, refused to share any detail about the case.

A senior of Station said that the case was registered last week bearing the number 2592/18.

"The FIR was registered under IPC sections 417 (cheating), 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation). We are investigating and have already noted the lady's statement," he said adding the woman has refused medical examination.

"The complaint says that the alleged incident took place seven to eight months ago. Both Gohain and the woman knew each other for a long time and the used to visit her home," the said.

Gohain had committed the crime at the woman's home when her husband and other family members were not present, he said.

Asked if Gohain's arrest is imminent, the said, "We are probing now. If required, arrest will happen only after the probe is complete.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 19:00 IST