Published On : Mon, May 15th, 2017

Rohtak gang-rape: Two accused sent to police custody

Rohtak: A Haryana District court on Monday sent the two accused in the brutal Rohtak gang-rape case, to seven days in police custody.

The accused will be produced before the Sonipat District court next on May 22.

Meanwhile, ensuring speedy justice by fast track courts, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar said the culprits involved in the brutal crime will not be spared.

“Two of the culprits have been nabbed. The police is actively investigating the matter. Culprits involved in such ghastly acts won’t be spared, will ensure speedy justice by fast track courts,” Khattar said.

On May 9th, a woman was brutally gang-raped and murdered. Her mutilated body was found in an empty plot in Haryana’s Rohtak. The victim had allegedly refused a marriage proposal, following which the accused reached her home a week later with his friends. A heated argument broke out which resulted in the woman slapping him.

In revenge, the accused along with his friends allegedly raped and murdered her.

“The victim was tortured and her body was mutilated after the gang rape. She was killed after being raped involving at least seven people. Her skull was smashed in a way which indicates that she was run over by a vehicle in order to hide her identity,” the forensic team has stated.