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Three of a family booked for rape attempt

Last Updated: Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 21:25

Patiala (Punjab): Three persons belonging to a family were booked on Sunday for allegedly trying to rape a woman and beating her in Bakshiwala village of the district.
Case was lodged against Jung Singh, his son Kulwant Singh and brother Dharam Singh for trying to sexually assault the woman when she was working in a farm yesterday, police said.

While Kulwant has been arrested, efforts are on to nab the other absconding accused, they added.

In her complain, the woman had alleged that the three men tried to rape her before she raised an alarm, and threatened not to disclose about the incident to anyone, police said.

The victim, who is currently admitted to a hospital, also sustained injuries after being allegedly beaten by the accused.


First Published: Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 21:25
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