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20-yr-old woman gangraped in Tarn Taran, three booked

The accused are Gurjant Singh, Sukhwinder Singh and Gursewak Singh, all residents of Munda Pind village. Speaking to HT, the complainant said she lodged a police complaint on October 4 and the case was registered on October 7.

punjab Updated: Oct 09, 2017 15:45 IST
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The victim said the accused gangraped her and threatened to kill her if she informed anyone about it.
The victim said the accused gangraped her and threatened to kill her if she informed anyone about it. (HT File )

Three people were booked for allegedly raping a 20-year-old girl in Munda Pind village of Tarn Taran district, on Saturday. The alleged crime took place on the intervening night of October 1 and 2. However, the complainant did not inform police fearing the accused as she was allegedly threatened by them.

The accused are absconding.

The accused are Gurjant Singh, Sukhwinder Singh and Gursewak Singh, all residents of Munda Pind village. Speaking to HT, the complainant said she lodged a police complaint on October 4 and the case was registered on October 7.

In her complaint, she has stated that she was with her mother at home when the crime took place. She added that as she was closing the main gate at around 11 pm, the accused kidnapped her and took her to a nearby farmhouse.

She added that the accused gangrapped her and also threatened to kill her if she informs anyone about it.

“The three men also clicked my photographs in their mobile phones during the crime and blackmailed me,” she said. Assistant sub inspector (ASI) Ranjit Kaur said a case under sections 376 D (offence of rape), 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Indian Panel Code has been registered against the accused.

“All the accused are absconding. We will arrest them soon,” she said.