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Teen drugged, raped over two days in Kharar, two men booked

The 16-year-old girl was confined in a room for two days

chandigarh Updated: Jul 31, 2020 00:58 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Mohali
As per the police, the minor girl was married. The matter is being investigated.
As per the police, the minor girl was married. The matter is being investigated. (Representative Image)

Two men in their thirties were arrested by Kharar police for abducting a 16-year-old girl, confining her in a room after drugging her and repeatedly raping her over two days.

Police are also probing how the victim, a minor, is married.

The duo, Didar Singh and Gulbagh Singh, work as labourers. They abducted the teenager early on July 22 and kept her confined in a room in Kharar after drugging her with a chemical, police said.

The girl then went home and narrated the incident to her parents and a police complaint was lodged, said Narinder Singh, in-charge, City Kharar police station.

A case has been registered against the accused under Sections 376-D, 328, 342 of the Indian Penal Code and 4, 6 of the POCSO (Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences) Act at the City Kharar police station.

Medical reports of the victim are awaited. Her statement under Section 164(5A) (a) of CrPC has been recorded before the area magistrate. “We will nab the accused soon,” said Narinder Singh

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