In yet another incident of crime against women in Chandigarh, a 22-year-old girl was gang-raped here in Chandigarh at around 9pm on Friday. According to the sources, the incident took place in Sector 53 forest area opposite to Sector 42 petrol pump. The incident come to fore when the victim who was found sitting near the spot narrated the whole incident to two passerby’s who later informed the police.It was learnt that the victim was raped by three persons in an auto and she was dumped near Sector 53 area. Following the information, SHO Sector 36 reached the spot with other police officials and initiated with an investigation.Talking to Daily Post, SHO Naseeb Singh, Sector 36 police station told that a rape case has been reported and they are investigating the matter. The SHO refused to divulge any other details in the case citing sensitivity of the matter.
The victim was taken to a hospital here in city for medical examination. Police sources also claimed that the accused have first went to Sector 42 petrol pump to refill the auto and later raped the girl in a forest area in Sector 53. The victim who lives in a PG in Mohali was going back at her place from Sector 37 when the incident took place. Police have initiated a probe and a manhunt is on to nab the accused.
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