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Three held for assaulting woman tourists from Delhi

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Amritsar, March 23, 2014
First Published: 13:41 IST(23/3/2014) | Last Updated: 13:43 IST(23/3/2014)

The Amritsar city police have arrested three persons in connection with the assault on woman tourists from Delhi. The three accused have been identified as Surinder Kumar Arora, Sahil Arora, both residents of Batala Road, and Arjun, a resident of Gawal Mandi.


A case has been registered against them at the Civil Lines police station on the complaint of Hari Radhe, a resident of Delhi.

The complainant alleged that on March 21, when he, accompanied by his sister, daughter, nieces and nephews was preparing to sit in the bus at the railway station, the accused, who were inebriated,  held his daughter and a niece by their arms and forced them to sit in the bus.

The complainant alleged that the accused beat up the victims, teased them and tore the clothes of his daughter. He added that when his sister came to their rescue, the accused assaulted her. The accused fled away when the victims later shouted for help.

ASI Nishan Singh, in charge, Circuit House police post, said that a case has been registered against the accused  under sections 323, 354-A, 382, 506, 511 and 34 of the IPC. "Further investigations are being held into the matter," he added.

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