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Two booked for raping Dalit girl

AMRITSAR: A Dalit girl working as domestic help was allegedly raped by two youths after forcibly taking her to a tubewell room, located in agricultural fields.



Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 18

A Dalit girl working as domestic help was allegedly raped by two youths after forcibly taking her to a tubewell room, located in agricultural fields.

The accused were identified as, Gurjant Singh and Karam Singh, both residents of Bhangwa village. Following the complaint lodged by the victim, the Jandiala police in the Amritsar rural police district, registered a case under Sections 376, 354, 506, 120-B of the IPC and Sections 3 and 4 of SC/ST Act.

The victim in her statement alleged that she had gone to pay obeisance at a local Gurdwara when the two accused forcibly took her took her to tubewell room located in agricultural fields situated in Bamma village. The victim said she used to work at the residence of Gurjant Singh, who used to molest her often. However, she had not reported this earlier as the accused had threatened her of dire consequences. She alleged that the accused took turns to rape her. The incident occurred on June 14. She said the accused after committing the crime left her outside her village next morning.

The police authorities said investigations were under progress. No arrests have been made so far as the accused were on the run, added the police.

The medical examination of the girl was conducted and her statements would be recorded before the magistrate, said the police.

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