Woman raped at Amritsar


Amritsar: Another case of rape was counted in the outskirt of Amritsar. A 26-year-old female labour was allegedly gang-raped and then strangled to death with her ‘duppata’. Few unknown persons have been alleged to rape and murder her on February 8, in a desolate building located in Baba Deep Singh colony.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Harijander Singh Sidhu said, ‘The woman was raped and murdered on Sunday in an isolated under construction building on the outskirts of the city.’ The victim’s body was noticed by the local children of the area. She was a resident of Verka in Amritsar. She had lived with her parents as there was a friction between her and her husband.

The body has been sent for post mortem.