Elderly man beaten, made to wear ‘garland of shoes’ in Ludhiana's Gopal Nagar

Victim ‘accidentally’ fell on an aged woman sitting outside her house

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 11

A 70-year-old man was made to wear ‘garland of shoes’ after he accidentally fell on a woman at Gopal Nagar here.

The victrim was also beaten by five persons, including a woman.

The police registered a case against Badal, Reshmo, Rishi, Rana and Rana’s son.

The complainant, Ajay Kumar, of Gopal Nagar told the police that on April 7, his father Khem Chand had gone to attend some function where he consumed liquor.

“When he reached near his house, an elderly woman, aged around 70, was sitting outside her house on a cot. My father, who was in an inebriated state, fell on the woman. Following this, the woman called her relatives and alleged that my father deliberately fell on her,”alleged the victim’s son.

He said the accused then made his father wear a ‘garland of shoes’ and humiliated.

The complainant said his father suffered serious injuries and was rushed to the Civil Hospital where he got treatment.

Investigating officer assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Narinder Singh said a case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered against the accused and raids were being conducted to nab the suspects.

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