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62-year-old man booked for rape

A senior citizen was arrested for raping a 45-year-old woman employed in a Punjab government office in sector 17, here on Thursday afternoon. Giving details the sources in the police said the woman complained that 62-year-old retired from Public Works Department (PWD) forcibly entered her house and raped her.

chandigarh Updated: Jul 17, 2014 23:04 IST

A senior citizen was arrested for raping a 45-year-old woman employed in a Punjab government office in sector 17, here on Thursday afternoon. Giving details the sources in the police said the woman complained that 62-year-old retired from Public Works Department (PWD) forcibly entered her house and raped her.


Elaborating the woman complained that she came back from office on Thursday afternoon and was taking rest when Manjit Singh Kambhoj, entered her room and forcibly raped her. The woman said she resisted and tried closing the door but could not succeed. She was sleeping with the door open claimed the police.

The woman a divorcee, stays with her son in sector 37. After Kambhoj raped her, she rushed to nab him. She even threw him off the motorcycle. Then Kambhoj rushed after her inside and the victim bolted the door, as a result Kambhoj got an injury on his finger and it got cut.

The SHO sector 29 Gurmukh Singh said Kambhoj escaped from the spot after that the woman complained to the police. The accused Manjit Singh Kambhoj resident of Naya Gaon was arrested and remanded to judicial custody. The sources in the police said the victim was known to the accused due to membership of a Gurudwara committee and their offices were also situated nearby in sector 17. The statement of the victim was recorded in presence of the judge.