Punjab MLA and Lok Insaaf Party chief Simarjit Singh Bains was booked on the costs of rape, destruction of proof and felony intimidation on Monday, police mentioned.
The case was registered in opposition to the Atam Nagar MLA and 6 others on the instructions of a court docket in Ludhiana.
According to a grievance lodged by a 44-year-old girl, Mr Bains allegedly raped her on a number of events in his workplace on the pretext of serving to her financially.
After the dying of her husband, the girl’s monetary place grew to become weak because the enterprise of her son was nearly closed and their landlord began asking them to vacate the premises. Then somebody launched her to Bains, she mentioned in her grievance.
However, Mr Bains had earlier denied the allegations levelled in opposition to him by the girl.
The complainant acknowledged earlier than the court docket that she is a widow and a rape sufferer who has been operating from pillar to publish for multiple yr to get justice.
Last week, the court docket of the extra chief judicial Justice of the Peace had ordered the Ludhiana police commissioner to register a case in opposition to the MLA.
Inspector Amandeep Singh Brar mentioned an FIR has been registered in opposition to all of the seven accused, however no arrest has been made to this point.
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