Ludhiana,, Oct. 19 -- Police have booked the parents of a proclaimed offender for sheltering him at their house while he came to India from Australia to apply for bail in a rape and cheating case.

Parminderjit Singh was declared a proclaimed offender by a court in November 15, 2016, following which police had issued a look-out circular to all international airports for his arrest.

This was after he was booked for rape and cheating on the complaint of a 39-year-old woman from Satguru Nagar, Lohara Road.

The woman on May 30, 2019, notified the police that Parminderjit came to India from Australia in 2019 and applied for bail in court through his counsel. But, his application was dismissed and he returned to Australia via Nepal.

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