Girl among four booked for abduction, rape of 18-yr-old

Girl among four booked for abduction, rape of 18-yr-old

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, September 27

The Chheharta police have booked four persons, including a girl, for allegedly kidnapping and raping an 18-year-old girl. According to the complainant, the accused took her to some hotel in Chandigarh where the prime accused identified as Akashpreet Singh of Sher Shah Suri road, Chheharta, forcibly made physical relations with her.

Besides, Akashpreet, other accused who have been booked in the case are Randhir Singh, Rana and Charanjit Kaur. A case under Sections 365, 376-D, 120-B and 506 of the IPC has been registered against them while no arrest has been made till now.

The victim stated to the police that she was a student of Class XII at a private school where the accused also used to study with her. She said Akashpreet proposed to her but she declined her proposal. She said on September 22, she was at her home when the accused knocked at the door in the night. She said when she opened, the accused pushed her into the car. She said the other accused were also in the car.

She said the accused took her to a hotel and Akashpreet raped her. She said the next day, she saw her uncle in Chandigarh. She said she somehow managed to escape as on seeing her uncle, the accused fled. The Chheharta police authorities said the medical examination of the girl was conducted while further investigations were under progress. They said efforts were on to nab the suspects.

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