Tribune News Service
Amritsar, April 5
Two minor girls were allegedly lured and raped in separate incidents at Shehzada and Khanpur villages falling under the Kathunangal and Beas police stations, respectively.
A 15-year-old girl, who went missing from her house on Friday, was raped at Shehzada village. In his complaint, her father stated that she had gone to lock the door when she went missing. He alleged Gurdev Singh of the same village lured her for marriage and kidnapped her.
He alleged that he took her to a hotel in Amritsar where he raped the victim. The police have registered a case under Sections 363, 366 and 376 the IPC and Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Similarly, the Beas police booked Golden, a resident of Khanpur village, along with his unidentified accomplices for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl on Saturday. The victim’s mother told the police that she had sent her daughter to market to bring some household item but she did not return. She said they looked for her, but failed to trace her.
She said at around 4am, she returned home. She was looking terrified. When the family asked her about this, she told that Golden and his accomplice forcibly took her on bike to a restaurant in Sathiala. She said the accused threatened and raped her.
The police have registered a case under Sections 363, 376, 506 and 34 of the IPC and Section 6 of the POCSO Act.
No arrest has been made in both cases. Raids are on.
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