This article is from Oct 07, 2020

Was a female police officer raped and murdered in Punjab?


Punjab police Nomi (Christian woman) raped and killed in Amritsar. Sad to hear that Indian newspaper, journalist, social media is silent on this #JusticeforNomi fair.



In Amritsar, Punjab, a collection of photos of a dead woman in a police uniform and a police identity card claiming that a woman police named Nomi was raped and murdered has gone viral on social media.


”Punjab Police @Nomi (Christian Girl) Rape & Murdered in Amritsar. Sad to hear that Indian Newspaper, Journalist, Social Media are silent on this #JusticeforNomi” translating the post published in English into Tamil and social media users sharing it. We decided to find out the veracity of the information and the shared photo.

Fact Check:

On October 2, 2020, the Tribuneindia website reported that Nomi, a female police officer, was killed when an SUV crashed on her scooter near the village of Sangatpura.

SAD leader and former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh was on his way to work near the Golden Temple. According to police, a female guard was killed on the spot when a speeding Mahindra Scorpio SUV collided with her scooter near Shagna Vehra and the accused fled the scene.

The body of the female guard was handed over to the family after the autopsy was completed and the funeral was held on October 1, according to the website The vehicle that caused the accident has been seized and a case has been registered and an investigation is underway. Police say that person responsible for the crash absconded.


In our search, the information shared with the photo that a female police officer was raped and murdered in Amritsar, Punjab was completely false. Female police officer Nomi’s scooter was hit by an SUV, and she died on the spot.

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