A youth abducted a girl on the pretext of ferrying her to a religious place. Then the accused took her to an isolated place in Phillaur on the banks of the Sutlej river and allegedly raped her. The victim managed to reach the main road but fainted there.
Finding her condition miserable, local people informed the 108 ambulance service that rushed her to the civil hospital. The Basti Jodhewal police initiated an investigation soon after receiving the information. They have also detained the accused. A case has been registered against the accused.
According to the girl, a resident of Swatantar Nagar of Basti Jodhewal area, she was going to a chemist shop to buy medicines for her parents on Saturday. The accused, Sandeep (23) met her on the way. The accused ferried her with him on the pretext of visiting a religious place.
She said the accused took her to an isolated place in Phillaur on the banks of the Sutlej river and raped her.
Inspector Balwinder Singh, SHO at the police station, said the police were investigating the matter.