Depot holder booked on molestation charge - ECAS Punjab

Depot holder booked on molestation charge

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Tarn Taran, November 5

The police have booked a depot holder for allegedly molesting an SC woman at Ghagge village, 35 km from here. The accused, Jaswant Singh, also threatened the victim and villagers, the police said.

In her complaint, the victim said she had gone to the depot to purchase wheat. The depot holder was distributing slips among beneficiaries and when her turn came, he molested her and tore her clothes. He also used filthy language against the woman.

When the villagers tried to stop him, he trained a gun at them. ASI Avtar Singh said a case under Sections 354 (molestation), 323, 506, IPC, and 25, 27, 54, 59 Arms Act had been registered against the accused, who is at large.

from The Tribune

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