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Husband, 4 family members booked for sexual harassment

punjab Updated: Apr 12, 2016 13:53 IST
HT Correspondent
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“In absence of my husband, my husband’s younger brother Manjinder Singh molested me, following which I went to my parents’ home. On April 5, my husband returned and took me along to his house where he and other members of his family beat me up and threatened to kill me,” the victim said.(HT Photo)

Husband is among the five members of a family booked for molesting and beating a 20-year-old woman at Kot Dharam Chand Kalan village falling under the Jhabhal police station.

On the complaint of the woman, a case has been registered against Charanjit Singh (husband); his brothers Manjinder Singh and Bhupinder Singh; mother Ajit Kaur and father Chain Singh under Sections 323 (causing hurt), 354 (sexual harassment), 506 (criminal intimidation), 427 (mischief), 148 (rioting), 149 (unlawful assembly) of Indian Penal Code at the Jhabhal police station.

In her police complaint, the victim told the police that she got married to Charanjit Singh a year ago and a month after the marriage, he went to Singapore.

“In absence of my husband, my husband’s younger brother Manjinder Singh molested me, following which I went to my parents’ home. On April 5, my husband returned and took me along to his house where he and other members of his family beat me up and threatened to kill me,” she said.