Dubai NRI booked for rape in Punjab

rapeA woman, 22, from Sangatpur village has alleged that Dubai based NRI Hardev Singh had raped and threatened her.

The NRI age 26, and four others have been booked in connection with the rape of the Dalit woman in Phagwara.

Police DSP Manpreet Singh Dhillon said his father Mohinder Singh and mother Sukhwinder Kaur, and Anju Khurana and Meena Saini of Phagwara have been booked on a complaint by the woman, who alleged that the 4 accused had conspired for the crime committed by Hardev, who managed to go back to Dubai after the incident. The five were booked under various sections of the penal code.

Since the victim belongs to the Dalit community relevant sections of ‘Prevention of Atrocities on Scheduled Castes Act’ were added.