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4 of in-laws' family booked for beating woman

District police booked four persons for beating and torturing a married woman in Sultanpur Lodhi town today.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Kapurthala
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2012 09:18 PM IST

The district police have booked four persons for beating and torturing a married woman at Sultanpur Lodhi town on Saturday.

In a complaint lodged with the police, Gurnam Singh of Chugatte Wali Basti village in Ferozepur district stated that his sister Kuldeep Kaur had been married to Paramjeet Singh of Chandigarh Basti, Sultanpur Lodhi.

"A case of marital dispute was pending in the high court as Paramjeet managed to get divorce papers signed from Kuldeep by keeping her in dark and got married again. My sister is living with her 9-year-old son as the case was sub-judice," Gurnam Singh said.

"I got a missed call from Kuldeep and got suspicious and reached Sultanpur Lodhi to found Kuldeep in a miserable condition. Both her hands and legs were tied and she had been beaten mercilessly by the members of her in-laws' family after forcibly entering her house the previous night.

On Gurnam's complaint, police have booked Kuldeep Kaur's brothers-in-law Charanjeet Singh and Gurpreet Singh, mother-in-law Pritam Kaur, and latter's brother Santokh Singh under sections 342 and 346 of Indian Penal Code.

Both Pritam Kaur and Santokh Singh were arrested by police, whiile other two were still at large.

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