Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014

Six rape minor at Tarn Taran village

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Amritsar, September 21, 2013
First Published: 11:08 IST(21/9/2013) | Last Updated: 11:09 IST(21/9/2013)

Six men kidnapped and raped a girl, 13, on Sunday at Naushera Pannuan village in Tarn Taran district.

Advertisement

She was heading home on bicycle from a gurdwara when they waylaid her and committed the crime. They took the Class-8 student to a secluded place and took turns raping her.

Accused Gurjant Singh and Sahib Singh of Naushera Pannuan, are under arrest and police have registered a case against the remaining four as well at Sarhali and begun a hunt for them. The victim is from another village.

It took almost a week for the case to come to light becasue the girl took her time in mustering the courage to speak up about it. Her parents then approached the police, later. "The case is based on the victim's complaint. Efforts are on to identify and trace the other accused," said Sarabjit Singh, station house officer (SHO) of Sarhali.

On August 23, a student, 22, was kidnapped and raped in Tarn Taran district; and on July 7, a Class-9 student was kidnapped and raped by two youths at Dhotta village in the district when she was on her way to school.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
more from Amritsar

Demanding death for rape accused, aganwadi workers stages protest

Demanding capital punishment for the rape accused, who reportedly abducted and raped a five-year-old Dalit girl repeatedly at Chanan Ke village, hundreds of aganwadi workers staged a demonstration here on Wednesday.
Advertisement

 
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved