Guwahati Accident Case: Rajkanya Baruah Arrested From GNRC Hospital

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Published: October 6,2021 02:44 PM
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The arrest comes minutes after 6-member medical board set up to look into the health status of Rajkanya submitting its report saying that she is fit to appear before I/O & needs no hospitalisation.

October 6, 2021: Rajkanya Baruah, the 29 year old who was involved in the accident injuring 9 people on the night of October 2 in Guwahati has been arrested. Earlier in the day, police had booked her under Section 308 of Indian Penal Code for attempt to commit culpable homicide. The punishment under this section is jail upto 7 years or fine or both.



The arrest comes within minutes of the 6-member medical board set up to look into the medical health status of Rajkanya submitting its report saying that Rajkanya is fit to appear before the investigating officer and needs no hospitalisation. The former model was in ICU of GNRC hospital of Guwahati.





The team had conducted an hour long examination into different aspects of Rajkanya’s health. DCP Shubhrajit Bora was present during the medical examination by the board.



The police are re-investigating the case after Rajkanya, a Femina Miss India finalist managed to get bail within 24 hours of the accident that took place at around 1.45 AM on October 2 night. There was massive outrage after the police granted bail to 29 year old Rajkanya, resident of Beltola Survey in Guwahati.



The wedding planner and former model was driving when night curfew was in force. She first hit a vehicle before ploughing into the people, all PWD labourers who were working on improving the road. One person lost both his legs in the accident and the others are still undergoing treatment.