Chandigarh

Mohali police arrests serial rapist, who raped call center girl in car

Punjab News Express | April 26, 2019 11:56 AM

MOHALI: The Mohali police claimed to  have arrested the accused who raped a 22 year old call center employee in his car on April 15 in the day light near Sector 67 here. The accused turned out to be serial rapist as he admitted of having raped four other call center girls on the pretex of giving them lift.

SSP Harcharan Singh Bhullar said that identity of the accused was being kept secret and will be revealed after the identification parade. The 32 year old accused lived in Balongi and using fake registration numbers on his Toyota Etio's Liva car. Sukhdip Kaur CIA Sub Inspector identified the accused on a tip off.

The accused raped the 22 year old girl from Himachal Pradesh in a secluded area in Sector 67. He asked for some address to the victim and offerred her lift in the car. He drove the car to sector 67 and threatened the girl to kill her. He then tried to rape the girls econd time when she managed to escape. On seeing some persons coming near the car, the accused fled after throwing her clothes out of car.

The girl reported the matter to his husband who took her to police station in Sohana. The SHO however refused to register the FIR and sent a police constable ti the site of crime to get information of crime. The SHO Daljit Singh Gill was later suspended when case came to knowledge of senior police officers.

The accused had visited the site of crime a day after rape and also roamed around in the sector 68. He was spotted near a private hospial in sector 68 two days back and police tried to stop him at naka but he escaped.

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