Punjabi folk singer Nachattar Gill, 3 others booked for rape of upcoming model

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Famous Punjabi folk singer Nachattar Gill and three of his aides were today booked for allegedly raping a model on pretext of arranging "good assignments" for her.

A case of rape and criminal conspiracy was today registered against Nachattar Gill and his three friends.

"The case was registered after detailed investigations on the complaint by a Special Investigation Team, which had been formed to probe the complaint," Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ludhiana, Nilambri Jagdely said.

Police said that a complaint was filed by a young woman of Haibowal area with the Ludhiana's Commissioner of Police.

She has alleged that Gill and three of his friends had raped her "several times", first time in a Chandigarh hotel, police said.

The victim has claimed that the singer and his friends had promised to arrange good assignments for her as she was an upcoming model.

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