Husband, friend booked for raping woman
Last Updated: Friday, August 21, 2009, 21:32
Phagwara (Punjab): A woman was allegedly raped by her husband and his friend, who also took objectionable pictures of her and threatened to put them on the Internet.

While the friend Shankar had been arrested and sent into police custody, raids were being conducted to arrest the victim's husband Vishal Singh and father-in-law Roop Singh, who also allegedly tried to sexually molest the woman, police said today.

In her complaint, the woman, a resident of Basant Bagh here, said that she and Vishal, a mobile shop owner, had a court marriage in October last year.

However, her husband used to forcibly have sex with her and kept her at the house of his friend Shanker at Goraya for a month where both of them raped her repeatedly, she

They made objectionable videos of her and threatened to put her photographs on the Internet, she claimed. They also threatened to harm her parents if she opened her mouth.

The woman narrated her woes to her parents yesterday, who reported the matter to the police.

Police have booked the accused under various Sections of IPC including 376(rape), 389 (putting person in fear of accusation of offence,inorder to commit extortion), 506 (criminal intimidation), 496-A (husband or relative of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 294( obscene acts and songs) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of IPC.

Bureau Report

First Published: Friday, August 21, 2009, 21:32

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