Jorhat, June 9: Police had arrested two rickshaw pullers on a charge of raping a woman in Assam’s Jorhat district.

According to the reports, the arrested rickshaw pullers had allegedly raped a woman under a shed of a fish and vegetable market in Tarajan area.

Jorhat district Superintendent of Police (SP) Ankur Jain said that, following the incident, police had arrested one rickshaw puller and another today morning.

“A case has been registered in connection with the incident. The victim woman was immediately given medical aid and she is now good,” Ankur Jain said.


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A case (no – 1303/2021) has been registered at police station. The arrested rickshaw pullers were identified as 22-year-old Arup Jyoti Kalita and 25-year-old Nagen Saikia.