Priest booked for attempting to rape minor

Patwinder Singh, who is a Granthi in a village Gurdwara, allegedly tried to rape the minor girl last evening, police said.

Updated: Dec 20, 2012, 15:28 PM IST

Moga (Pb): Police have registered a case against a priest of Duneke village here on charges of attempting to rape a 12-year-old girl of the same village.

Patwinder Singh, who is a Granthi in a village Gurdwara, allegedly tried to rape the minor girl last evening, police said.

Shaminder Singh, the girl`s father in his complaint, alleged that Patwinder had caught the girl outside her home and was stopped before he could commit the crime.

Patwinder escaped from the spot and police have launched a hunt to nab him.

PTI