Tarn Taran, October 18: A minor was reportedly raped in the district of Tarn Taran, Punjab. The incident took place three weeks ago in Saidpur village in the district. However, a case was registered in this case on October 16. The accused has been identified as Jaswinder Singh, 35, aka Jassa Halwai. The accused is currently on the run. Punjab Shocker: a minor was allegedly raped in Ludhiana; Case registered under the POCSO law.
According to a report published in The gallery, On September 26, the accused sent intoxicants to the 13-year-old. The young girl would have mixed these intoxicants in the food of her parents. As her parents fell asleep after consuming the food, the rape survivor went to the home of the accused. Singh then allegedly raped the girl.
The case was registered against the accused under Articles 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and relevant articles of the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO). Police have opened an investigation into the matter. A manhunt operation was launched to catch the accused. Initially, the girl’s family were reluctant to approach the police.
Earlier this month, a class 12 student was raped and allegedly pregnant by her friend. The accused is the youngest of the school girl. The alleged sexual assault took place in the town of Ludhiana in Punjab four months ago. However, it was revealed that she was 18 weeks pregnant. A complaint has been filed on this matter.