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Tinsukia woman, Jibika Sokhi worker allegedly tortured mentally and physically by 3 BJP leader

Story filed by Lipika Roy with inputs from Mithun Baruah from Margherita

MARGHERITA: Munmun Dutta, a Jibika Sokhi worker at Ledo Gaon Panchayat in Tinsukia district of Assam was allegedly tortured mentally and physically by three Bharatiya Janata Praty (BJP) leaders forcing her to be admitted to a hospital in critical condition.

Munmun Dutta, CRP of Atma Sahayak Gut, was ill-treated and mentally abused by three BJP leaders out of jealousy, said Munmun Dutta’s husband Gopal Dutta who is an Auto Rickshaw Driver.

Munmun is a resident of Ledo Bazaar Basti under 124 Number Margherita Constituency.

The victim claimed that she was attacked brutally with a chair, Bamboo, Rod, and Hockey Sticks in a locked room.

The accused BJP leaders have been identified as–Kanika Dey, who is also a former President of Ledo Gaon Panchayat, Nandita Dey, and Sumita Roy, members of the Ledo Gaon Panchayat.

The horrifying incident took place on September 4, 2021, when she was attending a review meeting in the block.

Talking to InsideNE, the victim said,” When I was attending the meeting I was called by the Block Programme Manager (BPM) in her room where Nandita Dey, Sumita Roy, Kanika Dey, and Manju Das were also present in the room. We got into a small argument after they accused me of taking money from a gut, the BPM told us not to argue and resolve the problem among us.”

Meanwhile, when “we all were coming out of the room they attacked me,” she added.

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Munmun was rushed to the Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh after she was found traumatized by her family member.

Munmun also stated that the accused threatened to harm her family and her husband.

Her husband, Gopal Dutta has lodged an FIR at Ledo Police Outpost but no action was taken against the accused.

According to Gopal just because Kanika Dey, Nandita Dey, and Susmita Roy are BJP workers and have good relations with Margherita BJP MLA Bhaskar Sharma and Dibrugarh MP and Union Minister Rameswar Teli said, Gopal Dutta, they got bail.

Following the filing of the FIR, the accused were arrested by police but were released on bail after a short period of time, said Gopal.

According to the FIR filed by Gopal, Munmun has been mentally tortured since she was appointed as a Jibika Sokhi at Ledo Gaon Panchayat.

 Jibika Sokhi worker allegedly tortured

It has been more than 15 days Munmun has been admitted to the hospital. She has been suffering from serious psychological injuries after the trauma, said her husband.

Munmun is undergoing treatment at the hospital for more than 15 days now. According to her husband, she has suffered from serious psychological injuries as a result of the trauma.

Her family and she have demanded that the government provide her with justice and take appropriate action against the accused.

 

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