Ludhiana: Neighbour booked for trying to rape girl

The complainant said that on Friday, her daughter was returning from tuition when the accused intercepted her
A man has been booked for trying to rape a 13-year-old girl who lives in his neighbourhood in Dholewal, police said on Saturday. (Image for representational purpose)
A man has been booked for trying to rape a 13-year-old girl who lives in his neighbourhood in Dholewal, police said on Saturday. (Image for representational purpose)
Published on May 29, 2022 03:41 AM IST
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A man has been booked for trying to rape a 13-year-old girl who lives in his neighbourhood in Dholewal, police said on Saturday.

The girl’s mother approached the police to lodge an FIR against the accused, a resident of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar.

The complainant said that on Friday, her daughter was returning from tuition when the accused intercepted her. “The accused forcefully took her to a vacant plot in the locality where he attempted to rape her. When my daughter raised the alarm, the accused escaped from the spot,” she told the police.

Sub-inspector Madhu Bala, Division Number 6 SHO, said a case under sections 376 (rape), 511 (attempt to commit an offence), and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC and section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act has been registered against him.

A hunt is on for the arrest of the accused, she added.

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