Sucha Singh Langah Case: Victim was classmate of Langah’s Daughter

By 1st October 2017 0 Comments

The complaint of the rape victim against former Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) minister Sucha Singh Langah says he used both lures and threats to silence her. Langah, agriculture minister in the SAD-BJP government (2007-12), was on Friday booked in Gurdaspur on charges of raping a woman constable for nearly a decade.
The 39-year-old complainant claimed in the first information report (FIR) that she used to study in the same class as Langah’s daughter, Sarabjit Kaur, at the Bebe Nanki College in Gurdaspur. She has accused the 61-year-old politician of forcing her to have sexual relations with him for over eight years under threat of death.Here is how it started and ended, according to the FIR:

“The first sexual assault was in 2009 at Kisan Bhawan, Chandigarh, where Langah threatened me and promised me a job. Being a widow and a mother of two small children, a job was a necessity for me. I was also scared of his political clout,” she has said. “He sent me a BMW car to the secretariat and called up a police officer. I was given a job (as police constable) on compassionate grounds. But he used my job to blackmail me then on.”
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