Published On : Fri, Jun 14th, 2013
Entertainment | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

Punjabi singer booked for rape of model, making obscene videos

Punjabi singer Nachhatar Gill and his three accomplices booked for rape, Punjabi singer Nachhatar Gill and his three accomplices on Thursday. The FIR has been registered under sections 376, 420, 506 of the IPC and 66 E and 67 A of IT Act. The FIR, which also names three other persons, was lodged following a complaint by the model four months ago.

The model, a resident of Mayur Vihar in Ludhiana, had accused Gill and his three associates of sexually exploiting her in lieu of giving her a role in a music video album and making her a top model. The victim disclosed that she had come in contact with Gill when she was adjudged first runners-up at a beauty pageant at Jalandhar in 2006, where the singer was one of the judges. The duo soon became intimate after they started talking to each other frequently.

The girl used to meet the singer in Ludhiana and Phillaur hotels. The accused established physical relations with her on several occasions. She also disclosed that their relation turned sour when she questioned the singer why she was not being featured in music albums.

The singer had started blackmailing the girl on pretext that he would make obscene videos of her public.

Inspector Sukhwinder Kaur said the police would arrest the singer soon.