A 20 years' old woman was abducted in broad daylight in a car and then raped at a secluded place, before being dumped in an injured condition on Saturday. The victim has been admitted to the Rajindra Medical College and Hospital for treatment.
The accused in the case has been identified as Kulwinder Singh, a resident of Fatehgarh Sahib, who was known to the family of the victim.
The incident took place, when the victim, a resident of Medhan village, was returning home from Nabha. She was driving a scooter and when she reached outskirts of her village, Kulwinder, who was driving a car, allegedly intercepted her and made some lewd gestures. When she objected, the accused beat her up and bundled her in the car. The accused then drove to a secluded place, where he raped her.
As the girl was crying for help, the accused fled the spot seeing a passerby approaching. The accused also took along the mobile phone of the victim.
Some passersby rushed her to a hospital in Nabha, from where doctors referred her to Rajindra Medical College and Hospital, Patiala.
A complaint was lodged with the police and the accused was arrested in the wee hours of Sunday.
"We have registered a rape case against the accused, who has been arrested," said Bhakshiwala SHO.
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