Punjab Vig AIG booked for raping woman

Mohali Vigilance Bureau assistant inspector general (AIG) Ashish Kapoor’s name has been added to an old case with charges of rape, assault, criminal force on a woman with intent to outrage her modesty, cheating, criminal intimidation and under the Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act.He is yet to be arrested.

Investigating officer of the case inspector general of police (IGP) Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh of the State Special Operation Cell (SSOC) said AIG Ashish Kapoor has been “nominated” in an old FIR in which he has been accused of raping a woman and extorting money from her.

“Earlier this year, a jail superintendent, Rajan Kapur, was dismissed in the same case by the jails minister,” said Kunwar Vijay Partap.

According to the FIR, Ashish Kapoor has been “nominated” under sections 376 sub-section (2) (a) (b) (d) (being a public servant, takes advantage of his official position and commits rape on a woman in his custody as such public servant); 376 (c) (being the superintendent or manager of a jail, remand home or other place of custody established by or under any law for the time being in force or abuses such position or fiduciary relationship to induce or seduce any woman); 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty); 419 (cheating by personation); 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 7, 13 of the Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act.

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