4 HELD FOR RAPE

HT Ludhiana Live - - City -

LUDHIANA: The Hai­bowal po­lice have booked four boys on the charges of ab­duc­tion and al­leged rape of a 19-year-old girl of Hakikar Na­gar.

The po­lice reg­is­tered the case on Tues­day on the state­ment of the girl against Si­mar­jit Singh (23), a res­i­dent of New Kichlu Na­gar, Varun alias Vicky (24), a res­i­dent of Chan­der Na­gar, Me­htab ( 19), a res­i­dent of Ham­bra vil­lage and Pankaj (22), a res­i­dent of Kr­ishna Na­gar.

The girl told the po­lice that the boys ab­ducted her at gun­point from Gopal Na­gar on Septem­ber 10 and kept her in their cus­tody for four days and raped her. She man­aged to es­cape but re­mained mum fear­ing so­cial stigma, but on the pe­rusal of her fam­ily she de­cided to reg­is­ter a com­plaint.

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