Amritsar, Sep 29 (PTI) The Punjab Police has issued a lookout notice against an assistant inspector general of police who had been booked in a rape case, police said on Saturday. Also Read - Watch | Punjab Police Urges Women to Make Men Do the Household Chores Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
“All the domestic and international airports have been alerted so the accused do not leave the country,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Lakhbir Singh said. Also Read - Watch | Punjab & Nagpur Police Punish Curfew Violators By Making Them Do 'Uthak Baithak', Videos Goes Viral
Randhir Singh Uppal, assistant inspector general of police (crime), had been booked for allegedly raping a law student. The 26-year-old woman had accused the officer of raping her twice at gunpoint, police had said. Uppal, however, refuted the allegations and termed them baseless. Also Read - Watch: Punjab Cops Shake A Leg to 'Baari Barsi' to Spread Awareness About Coronavirus
Based on a complaint lodged by the woman on September 18, Inspector General (Crime and Women) Vibhu Raj had been asked to probe the allegations levelled by the woman. A case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act was registered against Uppal.
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