A 90-year-old woman,a resident of a village in Mukerian district,was raped by a 50-year-old man on Thursday evening. The victims son reported the matter to the police,following which,a case was registered against Raghbir Singh a distant relative of the woman.
According to sources,the woman had gone to pay obeisance at Mand Mandir Motla Temple,which is around 3 km from her village. While she was returning home around 6.30 pm,Raghbir Singh stopped her near the village and raped her. Following this,Raghbir fled from the spot.
The victims son found her lying on the way and informed the police. A case of rape of a 90-year-old woman has been registered. Medical examination has confirmed rape. She is still in the hospital, SHO Mukerian H S Cheema said.