Batala: One arrested for allegedly Raping woman. The number of assault cases with women have been increasing day by day. Stringent punishment set by government against the accused under sexual assault cases do not seem to be effective. A case has been reported in Qadian, Batala. Police has arrested the accused under the charges of rape.The victim in her statement to the police stated that her husband who serves in Sikh Temple, was on night shift at Gurudwara near Pul Pukta on 18th Aug and she was alone at home with kids. At around 10′ o clock in the night she heared a noise in the house. When she came out to see the matter, she noticed Surjit Singh S/O Ram Singh, resident Kahlwan was standing near washroom. After that Surjit Singh dragged her to the bedroom and raped her.SI Sukhjeet Kaur, has arrested the accused Surjit Singh on the statement of victim and registered a case against him under IPC section 376. Further investigation is underway.
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