Ludhiana, March 16
The Dugri police yesterday registered a case against a temple priest on the charge of sexually exploiting a 12-year-old girl. He has been identified as Rama Kant of Punjabi Bagh, Dugri.
The complainant, the victim’s mother, told the police that on March 15 when her daughter was returning home from school, the suspect stopped her outside a temple. He took her inside the temple on the pretext of applying tilak on her forehead.
She said while applying tilak, the priest hugged the girl and started touching her body parts. Her daughter raised the alarm and managed to flee the spot. “As my daughter informed me about the sexual exploitation, we lodged a police complaint and got registered a case against the priest, “ the complainant said.
Investigating officer Inspector Madhu Bala said after registering a case, further probe was launched in the case.
Most Read In 24 Hours
Don't MissView All
Navjot Singh Sidhu walks out of jail after 10 months; slams Centre, Punjab Government
Former PPCC chief says he would visit Sidhu Moosewala's hous...
Criminal wanted in 2020 attack on cricketer Suresh Raina's relatives shot dead in encounter by UP Police
Rashid, alias Chalta Firta alias Sipahiya, carried a cash re...
Some people hell-bent to dent my image; they have given 'supari': PM Modi
He was addressing a gathering at Rani Kamalapati railway sta...
Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck to visit India after misgivings on Doklam border issue
PM Tshering said he had said ‘nothing new’ as Bhutan media b...
India-China border now stable, situation of 'emergency control' over: Chinese diplomat
Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed along the Line of Actual...