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Posted at: Apr 16, 2018, 2:13 AM; last updated: Apr 16, 2018, 2:13 AM (IST)

2 arrested for raping minor

Dera Bassi, April 15

The police have arrested two persons for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl from Sundran village near here.

The accused have been identified as Jarnail Singh and Kuldeep Singh, both residents of the village.

According to sources, the girl, in her complaint, alleged that on April 6 she was standing outside her house when Jarnail took her to a nearby jungle where another accused Kuldeep was waiting. The duo then took turns to rape her.

The victim, a student of Class VIII, told the police that the accused later threatened her not to narrate the incident to anyone. The victim narrated her ordeal to her family members, who informed the police. The police recorded the the victim’s statement and got her medical examination done.

Bhinder Singh, in-charge, Mubarikpur police post, said the accused were arrested following the complaint and a case had been registered at the Mubarikpur police post. The accused were produced in the court, which sent them to judicial custody. Mohinder Singh, SHO, Dera Bassi, did not pick up his phone despite repeated attempts, nor did he reply to messages. —OC


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