Sexual assault with a woman in Punjab

NC Network, New Delhi

For allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Punjab's  Phagwara city, a case has been registered against a man on Monday.

A resident of village Rehana Jattan named Baljinder Singh was arrested as woman filed a complaint against him for groping him.

The woman is a part of a group of eight women who exchange loans on a weekly basis.
The group went to the house of one of its member who had defaulted on loan repayment, Priya, to collect the money, few days back.

The victim went inside the house but Priya was not there so she asked Baljinder, Priya's husband to pay the money. She was then sexually assaulted.

Under section 354 of the IPC (assault or criminal force against woman with intent to outrage her modesty) a case has been registered.

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