May 11, 2021

Man booked for raping 19-year-old neighbor over 11 days

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Ludhiana, Aug. 29: A man of four children has been arrested on charge of raping a 19-year-old girl who is his next to door neighbor. The accused is identified as Somnath of Jiven Nagar, Ludhiana.

Police said, the girl was allegedly raped multiple times over 11 days by her neighbor at his friend’s apartment. The incident came to light after the girl managed to escape from the apartment where she was kept confined. The girl informed her parents.

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The girl said she has been friends with the accused, and he had made a promise to marry her. He took her to his friend’s apartment. But the man raped her multiple times over 11 days till she fled from the apartment on August 25 and returned home.