A youth from Kharahal area of Kullu valley has been booked for kidnapping and raping a girl from Bragran village on Tuesday. According to police sources, on July 29, Chander Kiran Sharma, 21, of Puid village took the 21-year-old girl of Baragran village from Patlikuhal on the promise of marrying her.
The youth repeatedly raped the girl on the assurance that he would marry her. She alleged that the accused instead of marrying her dropped her at Patlikuhal on August 3 and never returned to marry her. Subsequently, a case of kidnapping, rape and cheating under Sections 363, 376 and 417 of IPC has been registered against the accused.
According to the police, the victim has been medically examined. A massive hunt has been launched to nab the accused.