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Man booked for raping woman

Man booked for raping woman

Nawanshahr: A case has been registered against a person in Sadar Banga for making physical relations with a woman on the pretext of marrying her. The FIR has been lodged under Sections 376 and 120- B of the IPC against the accused. The victim said the accused promised her to marry twice, but he never showed up. TNS

Man (40) rapes his

70-yr-old mother

Kapurthala: In a brutal incident, a 40-year-old man reportedly raped his 70-year-old mother at their place in a village of Bholath area. The police have nabbed the alleged rapist and booked him under Section 376 of the IPC. SHO Bholath Jasbir Singh said he had received a complaint from the victim. “She told us that she has two sons. While the younger one works in a factory in Jalandhar, the elder one, who is a divorcee, sits idle. He entered my room and assaulted me sexually,” said the SHO. The medical examination of the victim was done at the Civil Hospital. TNS

ASHA workers disappointed

Jalandhar: ASHA workers have approached the Deputy Commissioner and the District Programme Officer to give them Rs 200 per vaccination. They said they have been entrusted with several tasks, but they don’t get their dues. Last week, ASHA workers had again raised their demands, but to no avail. “When it comes to us nobody bothers,” rued a worker. TNS

No smartphones for students

Jalandhar: Government schoolteachers have been facing problem in teaching students online as there are no or limited smartphones with students in villages. Kulwinder Singh, a teacher in Lohian block, said, “Nothing can be done in this situation, but, our only concern is that students are losing interest in studies,” he said. TNS

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