GUWAHATI, Dec 6 � All eyes will be on the judgment of the July 9 GS Road molestation case which will be delivered tomorrow by the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kamrup.
The July 9 incident which relates to molestation of a woman by a group of miscreants drew nation-wide condemnation and protest compelling the Government to constitute a Special Investigation Team headed by Superintendant of Police(Operation) Ranjan Bhuyan .
The role of Gaurab Jyoti Neog, a journalist with a private television channel who was present at the time of the incident was also questioned. Amarjyoti Kalita, the prime accused in the case, eluded the investigators initially but was later arrested from Benaras.
Altogether, 16 persons, including Gaurab and a minor, were arrested and sent to judicial custody after the SIT named 16 as accused.
The incident proved to be a hard nut to crack for many who had to face the brunt of the sensitivity of the case. Alaka Lamba of National Women Rights Commission, Atanu Bhuyan, the then editor of the television channel with which Gaurab was associated, the officer-in-charge of Bhangagarh police station and the second officer in-charge of Dispur police station were some of those who had to face the music under different circumstances.
The woman who was molested on that night and which was beamed for close to an hour by several television channels has been provided financial assistance by the Government. A permanent accommodation has also been provided to her.