Ludhiana, April 5
An 11-year-old girl was reportedly abducted and raped for around four days before she was found on Noorwala Road here on April 2. The police have arrested one Dharminder, a resident of Gandhi Nagar, and booked him under Sections 363, 366-A, 376-AB, 506 of the IPC and Section 6 of the POCSO Act.
Victim’s mother, Suneeta, a resident of Gandhi Nagar, had lodged a report with the police that she had gone to visit her relatives on March 28 leaving behind her two sons and the daughter. She said her son told her that the girl was missing since March 29. The girl was was later found abandoned at Noorwala Road after five days. The mother claimed that her daughter narrated the entire incident to her. Further investigation was on.
Meanwhile, a 13-year old girl was raped at an unidentified place after the accused allured her to accompany him on the pretext of showing a movie. The father of the victim, Sarvan Kumar, a resident of Prem Nagar in Dhandari Khurd, said in his complaint to the police that the girl had left the house on April 3. She returned the next day and told her parents that she had been raped. The police have registered a case under Section 376 of the IPC and Section 4 of the POCSO Act against one Mohammed Alamgir, a resident of the same colony, but no arrest had been made so far.
Two girls reported missing
Meanwhile, one 16-year-old girl residing in Kanganwal and another 15-year-old girl, a resident of Gobindgarh village, were reported missing from their respective homes for the last three days. On the basis of reports lodged by their parents, the police have booked one Deepak Gupta, a resident of Pippal Chowk in Giaspura and Sagar Kumar, a resident of Jaggian Road under Sections 363 and 366-A IPC for kidnapping and inducement by false promises. No arrest has been made.
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