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Ludhiana man booked for raping colleague on pretext of marriage

The 24-year-old woman, in her complaint, told the police that she was working in a company at Jandiyali village. There she met the accused Vikas Kumar, 26, of the same village.

punjab Updated: Jul 22, 2018 22:12 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
Ludhiana man,raping colleague,Vikas Kumar
A case under Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code against the accused.(Representative photo)

The Jamalpur police have booked a 26-year-old man for allegedly raping his colleague on the pretext of marriage for one and a half years.

The 24-year-old woman, in her complaint, told the police that she was working in a company at Jandiyali village. There she met the accused Vikas Kumar, 26, of Jandiyali. He befriended her and established physical relations with her on the pretext of marriage for over a year and a half. Later, when the woman asked him to marry her, he refused, following which the victim lodged a case against the accused.

ASI Veena Rani, who is investigating the case, said the police have registered a case under Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused. The police have launched a manhunt for the arrest of the accused.

First Published: Jul 22, 2018 22:12 IST