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One held, 6 booked for rape in two cases

Police have arrested a resident of Khokhar village for allegedly raping a minor girl of the same village.
By HT Correspondent | None, Bathinda
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2014 12:44 AM IST

Police have arrested a resident of Khokhar village for allegedly raping a minor girl of the same village.


Six people have been booked in an another case for abducting and raping another woman. SSP Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that Harpal Singh of Khokhar village had been arrested along with an unknown woman for raping a minor girl.

The victim had alleged in a complaint at the Balianwali police station that Harpal along with unknown woman took his sister on a motorcycle near an isolated place and raped her. She alleged that she had gone to meet her uncle and was forcibly abducted.

In the second case, police have booked Satinder Singh, a resident of Abohar, along with his relatives for allegedly raping a woman. The victim, a resident of Barnala, had complained at the Kotwali police station that Satinder abducted her in June last year. Malkit Kaur, Harbhajan Singh and his sister Pooja were booked in the case. A serving constable in the Punjab Police Vijay Kumar and one Amandeep Kaur have also been booked in this connection.

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