//// Police said the victim had got divorce from her husband years ago and fell in love with the accused in 2009 and their affair lasted for around 8 years. The victim has alleged that during those years he allegedly used to rape her multiple times.////
Promised marriage, raped for nine years – Times of India
MOHALI: Police here have booked a Kharar resident for raping a woman on the pretext of marrying her. The victim has alleged that the accused had been raping her since 2009. The victim also alleged that the accused had taken Rs 35 lakh from her and never returned her back.
Regarding this, the victim, resident of Mohali, had lodged a complaint with the Mohali police and acting on the complaint police have registered a case of rape and cheating against the Kharar resident.
However, no arrest has been made so far, said a police official.
According to the police, the accused has been identified as Sukhraj Singh, a resident of Kharar. The accused is employed with a private firm in Mohali. Earlier, he was used to work with in the same office as of the victim in Mohali, where they fell in love with each other.
Police said the victim had got divorce from her husband years ago and fell in love with the accused in 2009 and their affair lasted for around 8 years. The victim has alleged that during those years he allegedly used to rape her multiple times.
In her complaint to the police, she has stated that the accused had taken around Rs 34 lakh from her in multiple installments but he never returned back.
Regarding this, the victim had lodged a complaint with SSP, Mohali, in January this year and after investigating the matter, a case has been registered at Phase 8 police station against accused under Section 376 (punishment for rape), 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust) and 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
"The victim lodged a complaint against Sukhraj Singh alleging that he was sexually exploiting her for the past eight years after promising to marry her. She has stated that he has now gone back on his promise," said a police official.
He added, "A case of rape has been registered and efforts ar on to nab the accused."
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