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60-year-old widow raped, suspect absconding

A 60-year-old widow, resident of Mustfabad was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old youth of the same village on Thursday. The suspect has been identified as Lakhvir Singh, alias Lakha, who works as a daily wager.

punjab Updated: Mar 28, 2014 21:19 IST
HT Correspondent

A 60-year-old widow, resident of Mustfabad was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old youth of the same village on Thursday. The suspect has been identified as Lakhvir Singh, alias Lakha, who works as a daily wager.

Sub inspector Karamjit Kaur said the widow in her complaint alleged that she was alone at home when Lakha entered her house and raped her. The victim also alleged that Lakha had also threatened her of dire consequences if she reported the matter to anyone.

Sub inspector Karamjit Kaur said that the victim was alone as her two daughters had got married and her daily wager son was not at home when the suspect came to her house to and raped her.

Her medical examination has been conducted. The police have registered a case on the charges of rape (376 IPC) and threatening( 506 IPC) her. The suspect is still at large and raids are being conducted to nab him.