Woman hangs herself in Assam police station

Guwahati, July 6 (IANS) A 39-year-old woman hanged herself inside a toilet at the Dispur police station in Assam’s main city of Guwahati, police said on Monday.

The woman, Victoria Dayoun Kharkongor from Shillong, was brought to the police station late on Sunday evening from the International Hospital in the city after the hospital authorities complained that she was behaving in a restless manner.

“The woman was handed over to the police by the attending doctor of the hospital. Police brought the woman to the Dispur police station around 9.30 p.m. Around 10.20 p.m., the woman went to the toilet attached to the police station. When she did not come out for a long time, police officials broke open the door and found her hanging inside,” Guwahati Commissioner of Police Mukesh Agarwala said.

The joint commissioner of police has been asked to conduct an inquiry and submit a report within two days.

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