Another terrible incident took place in Ludhiana which again questioned the safety measures for women in the city. A 22-year-old woman was gang-raped by 5 men in a moving auto-rickshaw after which she was thrown out in a village. As per the information, the victim was looking for a rented room in Village Maangarh where she met Raju at Master Dhaba on 7th February.
Following the discussion about the room, the victim again met Raju on 9th February around 10:30 am at Sahnewal. Raju told the victim to pay advance rent to which she said that she is not having any money. The victim revealed that Raju asked her to sit in the Auto-rickshaw and took her towards Kohara where he picked 4 other friends. They all gang-raped her in the auto due to which she fell unconscious. The accused then threw the unconscious victim near Pir Baba Majaar in Village Lakhowal. She was found wounded in severe condition and was immediately taken to Civil Hospital.
On gaining consciousness, the victim registered the case at Koomkalan Police Station. ASI Paramjeet Singh and his team arrested one of the accused Ram Narayan and has initiated a manhunt for the rest four accused.
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