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Shahkot shopkeeper booked for raping married woman

ASHOK KAURA | July 11, 2020 08:26 PM

SHAHKOT: The Shahkot police have booked a local shop keeper on the charge of raping a married woman and criminal intimidation.

The investigating officer (IO) Amandeep Kaur said that the accused has been identified as Iqbal Singh  a resident of Meinwal Aranyin village.

The victim complained to the police that the accused called her to his bags shop at Shahkot on July 9, threatened to kill her and forcibly raped her.

IO said that a case under section 376(rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the accused and raids are being conducted to nab him.

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