Woman forces granddaughter into sex slavery in Ludhiana

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Aug 27, 2015 20:21 IST

A woman forced her 13-year-old granddaughter into sex slavery.

The accused repeatedly forced her grand daughter to marry a 21-year-old man of the same locality. When the girl refused the accused called on the man to rape her.

The Basti Jodhewal police have registered a case under Sections 376, 506 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code against the woman and man following a complaint of the victim.

The police have arrested the man who has been identified as Sunil Kumar of Guru Arjun Dev Nagar, while her grandmother, Tej Kaur is absconding.

In her complaint, the victim, who is a resident of Guru Arjun Dev Nagar near Samrala Chowk said she used to live with her grandmother.

She alleged that her grandmother repeatedly forced her to marry Sunil Kumar, but she refused. After that, her grandmother called on Sunil and asked him to rape her. She further alleged that Sunil Kumar had raped her multiple times. The accused also threatened her to keep mum.

Inspector Balwinder Singh, SHO at police station division number seven, said the police registered a case immediately after receiving a complaint and arrested Sunil Kumar. The police have launched a manhunt for the arrest of Tej Kaur.

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