Minister Of State( MoS) for Railways Rajen Gohain was accused of raping a woman in Assam’s Nagaon district. Assam police has registered case against the minister and the opposition demanded dismissal of the minister.
“Remove him from his office. You can’t allow him to be in a position of power and influence during the investigation. Please remove him if you meant anything that you promised before 2014,” said Congress leader Pawan Khera.
SP Shanker Barata said that in the middle of the investigation the woman asked the police to withdraw the case saying that she don’t want to go ahead with the case but, the officials are taking actions as per the law.
She alleged that the minister allured her under the pretext of offering a job in railways.
However, Rajen Gohain’s son also registered a case against the woman and her husband accusing of blackmailing him and his father.
Rajen Gohain is a veteran BJP leader, who has been representing the Nagaon Lok Sabha constituency in Assam since 1999.