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SAS Nagar woman held captive, raped

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, April 07, 2014
First Published: 09:23 IST(7/4/2014) | Last Updated: 09:30 IST(7/4/2014)

A 22-year-old resident of SAS Nagar was held captive and raped repeatedly by a 50-year-old man for at least three days, after being lured with the promise of a better job, police said on Sunday.

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The victim managed to escape the accused’s house and filed a complaint with the Basti Jodhewal police.

Giving details, inspector Harwinder Singh, station house officer (SHO) at Basti Jodhewal police station, said the accused, Gurcharan Singh, was a threewheeler driver, while his wife ran a boutique in their rented accommodation at Basant Vihar of Basti Jodhewal.

“The victim, who hails from Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, was employed at a mobile service providing company in Chandigarh and lived as a paying guest in Kharar, SAS Nagar,” he added. Therefore, the victim reached Ludhiana around three days ago,” the SHO claimed.

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