Tarn Taran girl gangraped, three booked, one arrested

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran
  • Updated: Jul 25, 2015 00:45 IST

It was not really a ‘Happy’ Birthday for a 20-year-old girl from Tarn Taran who was allegedly gangarped by her coaching friends and their accomplice on Friday.

The accused also filmed the incident on their mobiles, she alleged.

In her complaint to police, the victim stated that she had gone to her IELTS coaching centre near Bus Stand are in Amritsar on Friday.

After the classes, two of her friends — Kuljit Singh and Palwinder Singh, also residents of Tarn Tarn, who are taking coaching at the same centre — took her to a restaurant palace on the Tarn Taran bypass on the pretext of celebrating her birthday, she stated.

They took her into a room at the restaurant, where one of their friends Jaggit Singh joined them, stated the victim, alleging that the trio gangraped her in the room and videoed the incident on their mobiles.

Confirming the incident to Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran senior superintendent of police Manmohan Sharma said the trio was booked under section 376 (punishment for rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the IT Act.

The SSP claimed one of the accused Kuljit Singh was arrested, while other two would be arrested soon.

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