The police have booked seven persons on the charges of rape of a ma rried woman on Thursday. The accused have been identified as Laddi, Allu, Taru Billa, Sumad Hasan, Jania, all residents of Amritsar.
As per the police repor ts, the victim was picked by the accused from the Bakarpur village in SAS Nagar on January 25. A complaint of missing was lodged by the victim’s in-laws on the same day.
After kidnapping her from here, the accused had taken her first to Gurdaspur and then Jammu. In both these places, the victim was repeatedly raped by the accused for a month.
According to police the girl returned to her home on May 20. From Jammu, the victim managed to flee from the custody of the accused. Station house of ficer, Satwant Singh Sidhu said a case had been registered against the seven accused under sections 376, 366 and 342 of the Indian Penal Code. “Team of police have constituted for the fur ther investig ation, and if needed the team will be sent to Jammu to arrest the accused,” said Satwant.