A Ludhiana man sold his 22-year-old wife to his friends to buy drugs and other contrabands in Punjab’s Ludhiana. The man’s friend gangraped the woman and clicked nude photographs.
The incident came to surface after the rape survivor lodged a complaint with the Ludhiana senior superintendent of police (SSP) on Friday.
The victim informed the media that for the first time she was sold by her husband to his friends without her consent in June.
“My husband’s friend started blackmailing me with the pictures they had clicked,” she added.
Ludhiana Police said that the women fed up with the regular sexual assault lodged complaint against her husband and his friends.
Punjab Police has lodged FIR under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 120B and the husband’s friend have been booked under IPC section 376.
Police in their course of investigation have learnt that the woman’s husband and the seven other accused are drug addicts.
A special team has been formed to nab the woman’s husband and seven other accused.