Tribune News Service
Amritsar, May 27
In yet another incident, a daughter of a domestic help was allegedly raped by her employer in Thothia village, falling under Khilchian police station in the Amritsar rural police area here.
The incident occurred on May 26 when the victim had gone to work at the residence of the accused identified as Gurpreet Singh of Thothia village in place of her mother who was not keeping well.
In her complaint to the police, the victim alleged that her mother used to work as a domestic help at the residence of Gurpreet Singh. She stated: “As she was ill, I went to his residence for work on May 26.” She said the accused was alone at home. When she was cleaning the TV room, the accused came from behind, threw her on the bed and raped her. The victim said when she resisted, the accused threatened to kill her.
The Khilchian police have registered a case under Sections 376, 506 and Sections 3, 4 of the SC/ST Act. The police authorities said the accused was absconding from the time the victim had lodged a complaint with them.
Woman alleges sexual assault, rape bid
Meanwhile, in another incident, a married woman accused a resident of her native village of sexually assaulting and attempting to rape her. The accused was identified as Kaka Singh of Bhindi Aulakh Kalan village. She stated to the police that she lived separately from her mother-in-law while her husband was in Dubai for the last one year. She said on May 19 she along with her daughter were alone at home in the night. The accused jumped over the wall and entered the house. She alleged that the accused tried to rape her. However, when she raised an alarm the accused fled from the spot.
The police have registered a case under Sections 376, 511, 457 of the IPC this regard. No arrests have been made so far.