The accused identified as Navjot Singh, was taken into custody. Six perpetrators who had filmed the act and shared it on WhatsApp, are still at large. A 14-year-old minor girl was raped by a 20-year-old youth in Khanpur Dhadda village, 16 kilometers, from Nakodar sub-division of the district on March 23. As per the girls’ statement, the incident came to light when the accused youth’s accomplices sent a video of the incident to the victim’s father, on WhatsApp.
Nakodar deputy superintendent of police (DSP) William Jezi informed, “The main accused Navjot has been arrested and will be produced in the local court for further custody.”
Video of minor’s rape circulated on WhatsApp, one held in Punjab town Nakodar PUNJAB Apr 02, 2017 Jatinder Kohli Hindustan Times, Jalandhar