The Hush Post: A Punjab Police (AIG crime) Randhir Singh Uppal has been booked for alleged rape of a law student from Hoshiarpur. A case under Section 376, 376-D, 354, 354-C of the IPC has been lodged against the officer.
The complaint was made on September 17. Subsequently, the police had marked a probe to Inspector General (IG crime and women).
The victim had lodged a complaint with the cantonment police. She had also filed a complaint with the police helpline.
A student at a law college, the victim alleged that Uppal, who was posted in Chandigarh, was harassing her and making sexual advances for the past couple of months. She alleged that the police are not entertaining her repeated pleas. She has also accused him of intimidation.
The victim had some audio recordings of the conversation and Whatsapp chats with the AIG in which she is urging him to stop harassing her.
The victim had also made these recordings and chats viral on social media to press for an action against the officer.