MAN POSING AS COP RAPES LUDHIANA WOMAN, SIMILAR CASE WAS REPORTED IN 2008 IN SAME PARK

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The Hush Post: An impersonator, posing as a policeman on duty in civil clothes, forcibly took away a 27-year-old woman on his Royal Enfield motorcycle on the pretext of investigation and raped her. The Ludhiana police have filed a case against an unknown person. In her complaint to the police, the woman said that she had gone to Rakh Bagh with her male friend when the accused, in his mid 30s, threatened them in capacity of a policeman in civil dress, stationed to keep an eye on unmarried couples at the park. The victim who works as a saleswoman said that he took her to a house near Gill Chowk and raped her. The woman then approached the police, the medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape. The accused is on the run as footage of CCTVs installed around the area are being scanned. A sketch of the accused may be prepared if need be, the police said.

A similar case was reported on April 11, 2008, when an ASI and two other police officials had allegedly gangraped a minor girl at the same park. A case was registered against them. However, the victim did not pursue the case in the court following which, the police officials were acquitted.

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