Rangia (Assam), Jan 6 (PTI) A faculty member of the IIT-Guwahati was arrested on Sunday for his alleged attempt to rape an insurance agent, police said.

The woman life insurance agent lodged a complaint on Friday against a faculty member in the Mathematics department at the North Guwahati police outpost.

In her complaint, she said the accused had called her to enroll for a policy and she went to meet him, he tried to rape her.

The teacher was detained on Saturday and formally arrest on Sunday, police said.

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