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Rape accused Khanuja surrenders before police


Ujjain: Shiv Sena state vicepresident Sukhwinder Singh Khanuja, who is accused of raping a girl, surrendered in police station on Saturday morning. Khanuja was booked for raping a 25- year- old girl on Friday after the victim lodged a complaint against Khanuja.

According to police, accused Khanuja surrendered before police on Saturday morning and confessed to his crime at 11.30 am.According to investigating officer TI Anuradha Girwal, Khanuja was produced before local court and the victim’s statements were recorded under Section 164 of CrPC. A medical examination of the accused was also done before sending him to the jail.

An FIR was registered against the accused under Section 376 ( 2) ( M) and 506 of the IPC. Police will submit a chargesheet against the accused till February 7, 2014.SI Girwal also informed that the accused betrayed the girl on the pretext of marrying her for last two years. Accused repeatedly raped the victim girl. Though accused is married and is father of three children.Khanuja’s wife was shocked after listening what her husband had done.