One Arrested in Ludhiana Gang rape case

A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by ten men after she and her male friend were waylaid on Ludhiana’s Changna bridge, near village Issewal, on the South City road Saturday late. Police have booked ten unidentified persons for gangrape, extortion and wrongful confinement, while suspending an ASI for negligence.The girl, who is a student and also works part-time, claimed that around 2 am Sunday morning, after only two to three accused were left at the spot, her friend banged a liquor bottle on head of one the accused after which they fled from the spot.DIG Khatra added, “The girl and her friend had left Sarabha Nagar market around 8.30 pm (Saturday) where they had gone to celebrate ‘Chocolate Day’ and when they reached South City road near Changna bridge, their vehicle was stopped by some men on motorbike. They demanded money and allegedly gangraped the girl in a secluded plot near the spot. We have suspended ASI Vidya Rattan who was on duty that night at police station because even when he failed to locate the victims, he did not alert seniors or filed any entry in police records.”

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