Silchar, May 11: Cachar police arrested three persons in connection with an alleged rape of a woman, who according to sources is a safai karmachari and was returning home after performing her tasks on early Sunday morning.
Incidentally, while undergoing medical examination, the victim, had tested and found to be COVID-19 positive. She has been sent for home isolation, sources said.
The victim, in the FIR, said that while she was on her way home was pursued by one of the culprits for lift in her bike and later he along two others had raped her, sources informed.
On the other hand, Cachar SP BL Meena while talking to The Assam Tribune on Tuesday said "the culprits who come from a place near the National Institute of Technology Silchar have been arrested. They have been tested as well."