BY OUR STAFF REPORTER
GUWAHATI, Oct 13: A shocking incident of gang rape has come to light in Guwahati. Early on Tuesday morning, local residents of Beharbari area in the city discovered a girl lying near the tiol highway. She was first spotted by a tea stall owner, who approached her and got to know the horrific ordeal she underwent the previous night.
As per the statement of the victim, she was offered an intoxicating drink following which she lost consciousness. Later, she discovered herself in a truck with five youths, who allegedly raped her in the moving truck and threw her out in Beharbari near the tiol highway.
The incident came to light at around 4 am. Soon after receiving information, the Basistha police went to the spot and took the girl to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital for medical test and treatment.
The police, however, stated they cannot confirm the incident and are awaiting the medical report.
It may be mentioned that the Beharbari area has a number of drug addicts and there is a suspicion that the girl alleging rape is one such. However, the medical reports which are likely to arrive tomorrow, will clear all doubts, police sources said.