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Punjab: Class X student raped in official car

March 03, 2013 19:43 IST

A student of Class X, was allegedly raped by two persons and later dumped near a colony in Bathida, Punjab, from a car having a red beacon atop, police said on Sunday.

Three persons have been arrested and the vehicle, belonging to the power utilities office, seized, SSP R S Brar said.

A case of rape was registered on Saturday following a complaint filed by the girl's parents, he said.

The girl had fled from her house after she was scolded by her mother for allegedly stealing a mobile phone of her tutor on February 28.

The girl's parents alleged in the complaint that one Varinderjeet, who was known to the girl, and his brother raped the girl in a house in Birtalab village.

They later left her near the MES colony in Bathinda, according to the complaint.

Gurjeet Singh alias Kala, the driver of the red beacon vehicle, was also arrested, the SSP said.

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