Mandi: A 65-year-old woman from Bathera panchayat of Mandi district alleged that she was raped while she was returning from a neighbouring village on Friday night. An FIR was registered at Padhar police station on Sunday.
The woman alleged that when she was returning from a neighbouring village at around 9 pm on May 6, when one Labh Singh from Madra village, taking advantage of her loneliness, overpowered her and then violated her. He also threatened her with dire consequences if she disclosed the incident to anybody. Mandi superintendent of police PD Prasad said police were investigating the matter.