Punjab: Girl drugged, gangraped, filmed, thrown out of moving car in Bhatinda
- Multiple cities put on high alert amid terror threat
- With BJP raising ‘the enemy within’, silent opposition pushed to the wall
- NJAC case: Factor in merit, integrity in choosing judges, Government tells SC
- Vijay Mallya default case: Debt Recovery Tribunal to pass order today
- Pak NSA warned Doval of 26/11-type hit on Shivratri
Another incident of gangrape came to light in north India when a 24-year-old girl was thrown out of a moving car after being forced upon for two days in Punjab.
Two man and two women kidnapped the victim, who had gone to Chandigarh for a job interview, on Friday (January 18) on the pretext of asking directions, after which she was drugged and raped at a deserted location.
The accused then drugged the woman, who hails from Moga district, again and threw her out of a moving car near Bathinda on Sunday (January 20), where she was found and taken to a local hospital.
The traumatized victim recounted the horror she had faced, alleging that two women had helped the rapists.
"I had just got off at the bus stand in Sector-43, Chandigarh, when a man approached me asking for help with an address. As I started telling him, two women dragged me into their car and gave me an injection after which I lost consciousness. I do not know where they took me, but the next day I was raped and they made a video of it," she said.
Bathinda's Superintendent of Police, Dharamveer Singh, said that the victim's statement had been recorded and a probe has been initiated.
"A man named Rohitash found her on the roadside near Bathinda. She said that she had gone for an interview on January 18, and had been kidnapped and kept in captivity for two days, after which she had been thrown from a car. She has been admitted to the hospital and her statement has been recorded. She has alleged rape and the doctors are examining her," Singh said.
It now emerges the girl is currently out on bail in a case
SSP Bathinda Ravicharan Brar said the victim had been booked in an attempt to murder case registered in Fazilka, Punjab, a year back.
- In JNU, as in HCU, gullible students are being targeted by forces inimical to the country
- Haryana government must remember: Investors stay away when property can’t be secured
- Despite Oli’s claim that he went to Delhi with no list, the trip is being scrutinised
- The petroleum industry is in poor shape. Budget 2016 fails to lay out a clear roadmap
- There is an opportunity for a global treaty to balance security concerns and privacy
- The way to improve the farmer’s income is to improve his non-farm income.