One held for raping Dalit girl
Tribune News Service

BATHINDA, Oct 20 - The police has arrested Jagga Singh of Guru Sarsanewala village for his alleged involvement in the abduction and rape of a Dalit girl of the same village.

Police sources said the suspect allegedly abducted the victim on October 15 and raped her. Another suspect, Narsingh, alias Gogi, allegedly helped Jagga Singh escape from the site.

A medical examination of the victim has been conducted and its report is awaited. A case has been registered against Jagga Singh and Narsingh under Sections 363, 376 and 34 of the IPC.

Meanwhile, in another incident, Basanti, a Dalit woman of Burj Mehma village of the district, reportedly committed suicide on Wednesday. The police has registered a case under Section 174 of the Cr PC in this regard.

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