Bathinda DSP held for ‘sexually exploiting’ ASI's wife

Bathinda DSP held for ‘sexually exploiting’ ASI's wife

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Bathinda, October 27

A DSP posted with Bathinda Special Task Force (STF) was arrested for allegedly sexually exploiting a woman in a hotel here on Tuesday evening.

Identified as Gursharan Singh, he along with his team had reportedly arrested an ASI, his wife and son with 212 gram of ‘chitta’. Later, he started to sexually exploit the woman after she had come out on bail, while her husband and son were still in jail. Subsequently, the woman approached a senior police official seeking action against the DSP in the matter.

The woman said the DSP had asked her to come in a hotel located near Hanuman Chowk on Monday. Acting on it, the team of Civil Lines police laid a trap and arrested the DSP from the hotel.

SSP Bhupinderjit Singh Virk said the accused was held from a hotel near Hanuman Chowk and was booked under relevant Section of the IPC. He has been sent to three-day police remand. Besides, a letter has been written to the department seeking action against him. — TNS

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