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Ex-lover booked for rape

A woman has complained to the police that her former lover allegedly blackmailed her and established physical relations with her without her consent. He allegedly threatened her that he would disclose their relations to her husband.

punjab Updated: Jan 30, 2014 21:00 IST
HT Correspondent

A woman has complained to the police that her former lover allegedly blackmailed her and established physical relations with her without her consent. He allegedly threatened her that he would disclose their relations to her husband.


The harassed woman, who is now married to a priest of Kutbewal Raiyan village of Ludhiana, lodged a complaint against the accused in police station Ladhowal on Wednesday.

The Ladhowal police registered a case under Sections 376 and 506 of the IPC against the accused, Bittu Singh of Bhawanigarh of Sangrur.

In her complaint the woman alleged that she was in a relationship with the accused before her marriage. The accused had established physical relations with her on the pretext of marriage and later refused to marry her.

The woman further alleged that later she had got married to a priest. After her marriage, the accused again approached her and outraged her modesty by blackmailing her. The accused used to threaten her that he would disclose their relations to her husband if she refused to meet him.

Sub-Inspector Kawaljit Singh, SHO at police station Ladhowal said the police have launched a manhunt for the arrest of the accused.