Rapist surrenders, sent to police remand

Jalandhar (Punjab): A key accused in the alleged gangrape of a minor girl has surrendered before police and was sent to five-day police remand by a local court.

"Parmel Singh alias Pamma surrendered before police yesterday and was produced in the court, which sent him to a five-day police remand," a police official said here today.

According to police, Parmel and two other youths abducted and gangraped the 14-year-old girl in Kartarpur area on Sunday while she was returning home from a friend`s place. The two other accused are absconding and search is on to nab them, they said.