Mohali, December 15
Two Kurali youths have been arrested for allegedly assaulting and attempting to rape a nurse on board an auto-rickshaw on Tuesday night.
The police said the 26-year-old victim, a Kurali resident who works at a private hospital, had boarded the auto-rickshaw from the Phase 6 traffic light on her way back home around 9.30 pm. The driver and another man sitting on the rear seat allegedly started molesting the victim and attempted to rape her.
The victim was reportedly attacked with a screwdriver and sustained multiple stab wounds. She is undergoing treatment at the hospital where she is employed. The victim jumped out of the auto-rickshaw near Rayat Bahara Hospital on the Kharar-Kurali road.
The suspects have been identified as Malkiat Singh, 24, and Manmohan Singh, alias Mani, 29.