Tribune News Service
Amritsar, July 28
A married woman has accused a resident of her village of raping her at Kakkar Kalan here on Wednesday. However, a complaint was lodged with the Lopoke police yesterday.
The police have registered a case against the suspect, identified as Sukhwinder Singh, a resident of the same village, under Section 376, IPC, in this regard.
The 27-year-old victim stated to the police that her children had gone to school on the day of the incident. She said at around 1 pm, her mother-in-law went to the school to bring back the children. While going, she left the door open. Taking advantage of this, the suspect, Sukhwinder Singh, entered the house, pulled her inside the bedroom where he raped her even though she resisted him. He later fled from the scene.
Harsandeep Singh, SHO, Lopke police station, said Sub-Inspector Balwinder Kaur was investigating the case. The medical examination of the victim was conducted today and further investigations were under progress. He said raids were on to arrest the culprit who was missing.
Meanwhile in another incident, following a complaint lodged by a teenage girl, the Kamboh police have booked a youth on charges of attempting rape. The suspect was identified as Malkeet Singh, son of Kewal Singh of Bal Khurd village. The victim stated to the police that yesterday morning when her family had gone to work and she was alone, the suspect entered her house and tried to rape her.
She said as she raised the alarm, her brother Jaimal Singh reached the house and the accused fled. The police have registered a case under Sections 376, 511 and 451, IPC, and Section 8 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. No arrest has been made so far.
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