Staff member
Moga August 6:
A minor Dalit girl was gang-raped by four youths here on Saturday. An FIR in this regard was registered by the police yesterday.
The girl, a resident of Rattian village, was abducted by four youths in a Maruti Zen car, bearing registration number PB-29H-1418, on Saturday morning from near the petrol station of her village when she was going to Moga. The victim was doing a beautician’s course in Moga and was coming here to attend her classes.
The victim today recorded a statement under Section 164 of the CrPC before the court of judicial magistrate Kuljit Pal Singh, stating that she was abducted by four youths and then brought to a house in Moga where she was gang-raped by four persons, said additional public prosecutor (APP) of the district. The medical examination of the girl confirmed that she was gang-raped.
The APP further revealed that the police had registered a criminal case under Sections 363, 366 A, 376 and 34 of the IPC on the statement of the victim’s father against four persons Naginder Singh, Baljit Singh, Deepak Sood. The police had not arrested the accused till the filing of this report.