Former SAD minister Sucha Singh Langah didn´t surrender in court

By 30th September 2017 0 Comments

Punjab’s former Akali minister Sucha Singh Langah on Saturday failed to surrender in a court, as promised a day earlier after the registration of a rape case against him.Langah—who was booked on Friday on charges of rape, criminal intimidation, and cheating on the complaint of a woman working with Punjab Police—has remained underground ever since, police sources said.Police officials in Gurdaspur said they had no information on his surrender plans. They pointed out that courts were closed on Saturday due to Dussehra holiday.

Langah was booked under Sections 376 (rape), 384 (extortion), 420 (cheating) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code at the Gurdaspur City police station after the woman, a widow, complained he had been raping her since 2009.Langah, who was a Shiromani Akali Dal core committee member, on Friday announced his resignation from all party posts and from the membership of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee as well.

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