Barnala(Punjab) : In a bizarre incident, a constable in Punjab Commando Police has been sent to 14-day judicial custody after his wife registered an FIR alleging him of making physical relation without her consent.

The Police on April 5 registered case against accused Baljit Singh under section 376,452 and 506 of IPC.

Baljit Singh, a constable in Bahadurgarh Commando Battalion and victim Amarjit Kaur (name changed), a native of Handiaya in Barnala district had a love marriage in 2011. After sometime, relationship between the couple soured resulting Baljit to approach Bathinda sessions court seeking divorce.

Kaur too moved Barnala court for alimony. In the meantime , Baljit secretly married another woman without being divorced from Kaur.

On April 5, after hearing in Bathinda court, Kaur reached her home in Handiaya, where Baljit followed her. He then tried to establish sexual relation with her but when she resisted; he raped her, said Handiaya Police station In-charge Manjeet Singh.

After conducting medical test of the victim, Handiaya police lodged complaint against accused Baljit on the basis of victim’s statement for allegedly raping and giving death threats.