A resident of SAS Nagar was arrested for allegedly raping a 26-year-old model after offering her alcoholic drink on May 9.
The model had claimed that the accused, Gagan, had threatened her at gunpoint and had asked her not to report the matter to anybody.
The model in her complaint had alleged that Gagan claiming to be a film producer picked her up from her place at about 7pm in his Fortuner car on the behest of taking her to meet a film director in sector 15.
The model claimed that Gagan bought beer bottles and they both consumed it. She alleged that she was raped after he headed the car towards sector 10 parking. After this, she said everything turned black and she could not remember what happened after that.
The police action in the case had come after 48 hours. The police complaint authority (PCA) had intervened after the authority pulled up the UT police officials for inaction.The model, a Punjabi anchor, had accused Gagan of raping her in the car. The police arrested the accused on Friday night.
The model, through the PCA, had sought registration of an FIR even against Shri Parkash, SHO, Sector 3, police station, and constable concerned, Kuldeep Singh, for recording her complaint by male police officials, in violation of latest amendments in the IPC and CrPc.