Teenage nurse raped in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: An 18-year-old girl, working as a nurse at a private nursing home here, was allegedly raped by two persons, who were also accused of raping her in another case three years back but were given a “clean chit” by the police.

According to the complaint lodged by the girl’s father, she was raped on Wednesday evening by two persons whose names had cropped up during investigations of the previous case, police said.

However, the accused were given a clean chit in that case, the complaint alleged, they said.

Police said that last evening the girl was admitted to the local Civil Hospital following a suicide attempt by her.

Ludhiana DCP (Investigations) Bhupinder Singh today said that the two accused kidnapped the victim near Atam Nagar area here while she was going home from the nursing home.

They then took her to the parking lot of a cinema hall and allegedly raped her, he said.

Singh said a case under relevant provisions of the law has been registered against the duo.

Police said the case was registered after the victim’s father’s complaint.

No arrest has been made so far in this connection, however, a hunt is on to nab the accused.