Ludhiana: 20-yr-old man arrested for raping 17-year-old

Updated on Jul 28, 2022 12:27 AM IST

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for raping a 17-year-old girl at Janetpura village in Ludhiana’s Sidhwan Bet area

The victim said the man intercepted her on the way to school and forcibly took her to an isolated area and raped her. (Representative image)
The victim said the man intercepted her on the way to school and forcibly took her to an isolated area and raped her. (Representative image)
By, Ludhiana

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for raping a 17-year-old girl at Janetpura village in Sidhwan Bet area.

The accused has been identified as Kulwant Singh alias Sunny, who pursuing a course in nursing.

Police said the accused and the victim were from the same school. The victim, who is a Class 12 student at a government school, said she had met Kulwant when she was in Class 9 and he was in Class 12.

She added that the accused had on Tuesday asked her to meet him, but she refused. Later, When she was going to school, the accused intercepted her way on a motorcycle, forcibly took her to an isolated place and raped her.

Sub-inspector Sunil Kumar, station house officer (SHO) at Sidhwan Bet police station, said a case has been registered under Sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code and Section 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered.

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