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Cong MLA tortures doc at gunpoint

SHILLONG: An FIR has been lodged against a Congress MLA from Garo Hills and his friend for allegedly torturing a doctor at gunpoint on March 5.
Dr Sandipani Malla Bujar Baruah said in his complaint that Rongjeng MLA Sengnam N. Marak and his friend came to Rongjeng PWD Inspection Bungalow in East Garo Hills around midnight on March 5. The two were inebriated called Baruah to an adjacent room.
The MLA, who is also the parliamentary secretary in charge Health and Family Welfare and Fisheries, and his friend allegedly made him stay in the room without any reason and tortured at gunpoint till 3.30 am, the complaint said.
East Garo Hills SP Vivekanand Singh said police have registered the case and the matter is under investigation even as he added that details of the investigation cannot be divulged.
No arrests have been made in this connection so far.
Repeated attempts were made to contact the MLA but he could not be contacted since his mobile phone number was unreachable.

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