Minutes after Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann began a press conference in Chandigarh’s press club on Thursday it took a dramatic turn when Nancy Ghuman who had got a case of rape registered against journalist Baltej Pannu in Patiala reached the press conference venue to narrate her story.
Nancy told the media that she was repeatedly sexually harassed and raped by Pannu and on the pr0msie of marrying her, after she met him in a gymnasium in Patiala. According to Nancy, Pannu raped her number of times in his Patiala home and a friend’s flat in Chandigarh.
“When I insisted him to marry me he (Pannu) started threatening me, saying that he would upload my objectionable video footage which he had recorded on social media to defame me and I decided to get him booked in a rape case,” he added.
She also said that Pannu’s wife Gurpreet Kaur who he hsad not given divorce so far, was living in a Gurdwara in Bulandpur near Nanaksar, after she was forced to leave home by Pannu.
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