Sangeeta Datta

The Times of India
3-year-old adopted girl sexually abused, says Guwahati police
By Mukut Das
May 8, 2023

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GUWAHATI: The medical reports of the three-year-old girl, who was allegedly tortured by her adoptive doctor parents, established that she was also sexually abused, police said on Sunday.

Guwahati police commissioner Diganta Barah said the child has been kept at the state home and a team of medical experts has been providing treatment to her. “Her medical reports revealed many worrying injury marks on her body, including private parts. Reports establish sexual offence was also commited,” he said.

The doctor couple and their house help have been arrested on charges of abusing the minor, police added.

The arrests were made and the minor was rescued after photographs of the girl tied to a pole on the terrace of their apartment in scorching heat went viral on social media on Friday.

Doctor Waliul Islam is a gastrointestinal and advanced general surgeon, while his wife Sangeeta Datta is a city-based psychiatrist. The help has been identified as Lakhi Rai, who too was arrested on Saturday after police found her involvement in the case.

Barah said Islam was picked up from Guwahati after the child’s medical examination. His wife, who was absconding from Friday, was held from Khanapara area, on Saturday…