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FIR filed against Army personnel in Assam

An FIR was filed against some Army personnel for allegedly assaulting two women in Tezpur town of Assam's Sonitpur district.

india Updated: Mar 03, 2006 22:27 IST

An FIR was filed against some Army personnel for allegedly assaulting two women in Tezpur town of Assam's Sonitpur district.

According to official sources, a woman owner of a weaving shop Nelima Bora filed the FIR on Thursday alleging that last month an Army Major, his wife and some jawans had ordered for a suit in the shop.

Irked over late delivery, they had ransacked the shop on Wednesday. Two women weavers who were present in the shop were also assaulted, she alleged.

The Sonitpur district administration has ordered an enquiry into the incident.

The Army when contacted denied involvement in the incident.

First Published: Mar 03, 2006 22:27 IST