FIR against Akali leader’s relatives in rape case

By 22nd January 2018 0 Comments

The Lambi police booked local MLA and SAD’s Muktsar district president Kanwarjit Singh Rozy Barkandi’s cousin Gurbir Singh and five others for the rape of a 36-year-old Dalit woman.
The victim, who belongs to a village in Malout subdivision, is posted as a contractual employee at the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), Mohali.

Those booked include Rozy’s aunt Manjit Kaur, her daughter Rajwant Kaur, another cousin, Paramjit Singh ‘Pamma’. The latter, who is scheduled to get married on Sunday, is the son of Beant Singh, Chief Agriculture Officer, Fazilka.

Jasveer Singh, SHO, Lambi police station, said, “The victim alleged that Gurbir raped her for almost one year on the pretext of promising to marry her. She said the others assisted him in the crime. The medical examination report is awaited.”

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