The city police have arrested a Punjabi film producer for allegedly raping a Dehradun-based girl on the pretext of marrying her. The victim used to work in a call centre at Delhi and at present she was residing there.
A complaint was lodged against the accused, identified as Ramnik Singh, a resident of New Tehsilpura, with the Delhi Police which referred the case to the Amritsar police. He was arrested by the police and produced before the Duty Magistrate who sent him to three-day police remand.
The incident occurred on the intervening night of September 2-3 at a hotel in Amritsar.
The victim complained to the police that the accused took her to a hotel room and offered her tea laced with some intoxicants. After taking tea, she fell unconscious and the accused committed the crime.