Man arrested for raping 16-year-old step-daughter in Punjab’s Batala

The victim told her mother about it many a time but her mother ignored and asked her to keep mum.
(Representative Image)
(Representative Image)
Updated on Apr 22, 2018 11:35 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Batala | By, Batala

A 16-year-old girl was reportedly raped by her stepfather in Punjab’s Batala over six months.

The victim told her mother about it many a time but her mother ignored and asked her to keep mum.

The victim ultimately went to her father, who lodged a complaint with the police.

In her complaint to the police, the victim said that in June last year, her mother left her father, a resident of Amritsar, and started living with one Vijay Kumar,a resident of Batala. After a few months, her stepfather started molesting her and one day, when she was alone in the house, he raped her.

“Since my mother did not bother about my plight, so on April 19, I went to my father’s house in Amritsar and narrated the entire incident to him. Then, he lodged a complaint at the city police station in Batala.”

After conducting the victim’s medical, the police registered a case under sections 376, 342, 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), 3 and 4 of the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act against Vijay Kumar, who was subsequently arrested.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close Story
QUICKREADS

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads

  • The former Chief Minister was reacting to PM Modi lashing out at family-run political parties in Hyderabad on Thursday, saying 'parivaarvad' is democracy's "greatest enemy" in the country. (ANI File)

    HD Kumaraswamy: PM Modi's main goal is to root out regional political parties

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's was reacting to Modi lashing out at family-run political parties in Hyderabad on Thursday, saying 'parivaarvad' is democracy's "greatest enemy" in the country. The comments have come while attempts are on to revive the third front with no BJP or Congress, and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao met former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, and jD (S) leader H D Kumaraswamy here on Thursday. They are said to have held discussions in this regard.

  • The former Karnataka CM was speaking on the controversy over a lesson regarding RSS founder Keshav Baliram Hedgewar in school textbooks. (HT Photo)

    Siddaramaiah: Are RSS members 'native Indians', 'Dravidians', or 'Aryans'?

    Targeting the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, senior Karnataka Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Friday questioned whether those who belonged to the outfit were "native Indians", "Dravidians" or "Aryans". The Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka Assembly also blamed the lack of unity within Indian society for the invasion of Mughals and British and their rule for a long period.

  • Noida: Fire broke out at an ATM kiosk, engulfed multi-storey building.

    Fire at ATM kiosk engulfs multi-storey building in Noida | Video

    A fire suspected to have started at an ATM kiosk in Noida Friday night engulfed the four-storey building, news agencies reported. The fire broke out around 10pm at a multi-storey residential-cum-commercial building in the crowded Bhangel area, prompting the deployment of firefighters, reported PTI citing officials. A short circuit at the ATM is believed to have triggered the fire, spreading into the other floors of the four-storey building.

  • Mukesh's cart stands outside the bus terminus in Delhi’s Anand Vihar, and is decked with ears of the golden corn.

    Delhiwale: Bhutta returns, in a new chulha

    Very many of the bhutta vendors, who will soon pop up through the Delhi region, source their bhuttas from Azadpur Sabzi Mandi. But Mukesh gets his directly from a region where they are grown in great quantity, he says, close to his native Moradabad.

  • A view of the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial at India Gate, in New Delhi. (Jasjeet Plaha/HT Archive)

    Symbol to honour martyrs shifted from India Gate to War Memorial

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated National War Memorial (NWM) three years ago, on February 25, 2019, and since then, millions of people have visited the memorial and paid homage to the country’s fallen heroes whose names are inscribed on its walls.

SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, May 28, 2022