Lok Insaaf party chief and former legislator Simarjit Singh Bains, along with four other accused, on Monday surrendered before a local court in Punjab’s Ludhiana in connection with the rape of a 44-year-old woman.
Besides Bains, Paramjit Singh Pamma, Jasbir Kaur, Baljinder Kaur and Pardeep Kumara surrendered in the court of Judicial Magistrate Harsimranjit Kaur. Two other accused — Karamjit Singh Bains and Sukhchain Singh — are in judicial custody.
All seven were declared proclaimed offender on April 12.
The court had also attached the property of Bains and Pamma.
On November 16, 2020, the woman had moved a handwritten application to the Commissioner of Police of Ludhiana for registration of an FIR against the accused.