Monday, September 23, 2002

Editor booked for rape


The Sadar Police today registered a case against Harwinder Singh Bawa, Editor of a Punjabi monthly, the UPI Sandesh, publised from Aujula village, on a charge of raping a Dalit girl of Chuharwal village.

In a report lodged with the police, the girl alleged that about 10 days ago, Harwinder Singh Bawa and his wife Sarabjit Kaur promised her parents that they would get her a government job, if she accompanied them to their house in Aujula. The parents agreed. It was in their house, that the accused allegedly raped her a number of times. The girl was saved by her relatives on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the accused has got himself admitted in the local civil hospital with injuries on his person while his wife has absconded.

Source: The Tribune, September 23, 2002


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