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Two held for rape

The Lohian Khas police have arrested Rajwant Kaur, wife of Harpreet Singh, and Lakhwinder Singh, both residents of Giddarpindi village, on the charges of raping a minor girl of the same village.

punjab Updated: Aug 28, 2013 18:12 IST
HT Correspondent
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The Lohian Khas police have arrested Rajwant Kaur, wife of Harpreet Singh, and Lakhwinder Singh, both residents of Giddarpindi village, on the charges of raping a minor girl of the same village.

The victim in her complaint told the police that she went to a shop on Sunday to purchase some household goods when Rajwant Kaur called her into her house adjoining the shop where the accused was already present.

Thereafter, Kaur locked her into the room and the accused raped her. Investigating officer assistant sub inspector (ASI) Parminderjit Singh said a case under sections 376 (rape), 342 (wrongful confinement) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against the accused.