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3 of family booked for cheating

punjab Updated: Sep 19, 2013 20:57 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

Nakodar sadar police have booked Joga, a resident of Gandhran village, his father Kewal Krishan and mother Darsho for cheating, criminal conspiracy and sexually exploiting a woman on promise of marrying her.

Sapna, resident of Mohalla Guru Nanak Pura complained that she was married to Kuldeep Lal but after divorce she came in contact with Joga, who promised to marry her and his family also had given consent.

She said that she had lived together with Joga and became pregnant. When she asked Joga and his family to solemnise their marriage they turned hostile and disowned her.

Investigating officer Sarabjit Singh said a case under Sections 493 (cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage) 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC has been registered against the accused. No arrests have been made.