Nath and her second husband Jaki Jakir, were beaten up and injured when they were attacked on Friday night in a hotel by a group of people who were angry over her second marriage without divorcing her first husband.
“I got attacked by some boys who were drunk. They even tried to rape me and take my clothes off, so it’s an attempt to murder and rape.” Nath told mediapersons on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the police have arrested five people for beating up the couple.
“Five persons suspected to have been involved in the attack on the woman MLA have been arrested from here,” Superintendent of Police Pradip Pujari said.
The MLA and her second husband who were escorted to Guwahati have received medical treatment and were reported to be out of danger.
Nath has filed an FIR with the police alleging that a mob had attacked her on “political motivation”.
Further investigation are continuing, Pujari said.
Nath, representing Borkhola assembly constituency in Barak Valley, had created a furore by announcing her marriage with Jakir without divorcing her first husband.
Her first husband Rakesh Singh, with whom she has a two-year-old daughter, had filed an FIR that his wife was missing last month.
Rumi Nath was first elected to the Assembly in 2006 on a BJP ticket from Borkhola constituency and later defected to the Congress and won the seat a second time in the 2011 elections.