HIGHLIGHTS

  • A woman was gangraped at gunpoint in Faridabad village.
  • The goons tied the woman beat her unconscious as she tried to free herself.
  • The goons continued to rape the woman after she was unconscious.

Haryana is fast grabbing the national headlines all for wrong reasons. The state which was the home of Aamir Khan‘s family in acclaimed ‘Dangal’, has witnessed sixth horrific rape in a span of just 5 days.

The latest incident ocurred in Faridabad village in Haryana where a housewife was raped at gunpoint by six armed goons.

The goons forcibly entered the house in a colony located in Faridabad village. The rape survivor was inside her house alongwith her husband. Their tenant Mohan was sleeping in the next room.

Around 2 am at night, the woman’s distant cousin Raj Kumar knocked at the door. As the rape survivor knew him, she opened the door.

Raj Kumar then brandished a gun and he entered the house along with his five accomplices. According to the victim, the men tied her to a cot and took turns to rape her at gunpoint. As the woman’s husband and the tenant tried to protect her, they were beaten and tied as well.

Horrible Haryana?

  • Haryana has one of the lowest gender ratios in the country.
  • In 2015, Haryana saw 204 reported cases of gangrape according to NCRB.
  • For three years, Haryana has had highest number of gangrapes per lakh of population.

The woman continued to suffer. As she tried to free herself, she was beaten unconscious by the goons.

What’s more horrific was that the rapists continued to gangrape her even when she was unconscious.

The accused Rajkumar and his accomplices also stole jewellery worth Rs. 3 lakhs and cash worth Rs. 1.40 lakhs.

Six rapes including gangrapes of two minor dalit girls have put the Haryana government in the dock.

Chief minister Manohar Lal and his cabinet colleagues who were busy banning the film Padmavat on Tuesday came under a direct attack from the opposition Congress.

Now National Commission for Women (NCW) will intervene following the growing incidents of rapes in Haryana. NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma will meet Haryana DGP in Panchkula tomorrow to discuss the horrific incidents.

A delegation led by the former Chief MinisterBhupinder Singh Hooda met the governor and submitted him a memorandum demanding dismissal of the BJP government.

‘The state government led by Manohar Lal Khattar has lost its bearing. The law and order situation has worsened. Minor and Dalit girls are being gangraped and brutally killed. We have requested the governor the removal of Khattar as Chief Minister’

– Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Gangrapes have also sparked protests in various parts of the state. Congress also staged a protest in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar simply urged political parties to ‘not politicize this issue’

Haryana police though have swung into action and formed SITs to nab the gangrape accused who are still at large.

The police were only able to arrest accused in Sonipat and Panchkula rape cases. The goons involved in Faridabad gangrapes and Jind are still at large

Here’s a look at the  incidents reported over the past five days:

 Hisar – 3 year old raped 

A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy in Hisar district. The accused has been arrested. “We got information that a three-and-a-half-year-old girl was raped. The case was registered. The accused, her 15-year-old neighbour, was rounded up and produced before Juvenile Justice Board today. Her parents work as laborers and were not around when the incident took place,” said Jitender Kumar, DSP, Hisar.

The girl’s parents are migrant labourers from Bihar. The accused boy was currently residing with his uncle, who also hails from Bihar, police said. “The girl along with her brother, who is only couple of years older to her, were alone at home yesterday when the accused boy lured her to accompany him to another place and raped her,” Hisar Superintendent of Police Manisha Choudhary told PTI.

Kurukshetra minor’s gang rape: Kin allege police inaction

The family of a 15-year-old Kurukshetra girl who was gang raped and murdered on Friday, have accused the police of inaction. Medical examination revealed the girl was raped by multiple persons and a blunt object was inserted into her private parts. The girl was a good student and aspired to be a doctor, said her family.

Men gang-rape woman in car in Faridabad

23-year-old woman was abducted and gangraped in a moving car in Old Faridabad on Saturday. The woman was bundled into the car, raped and later dumped on Mathura road. The woman accused three persons of committing the crime. The accused are at large.

Neighbours rape 11-year-old in Panipat

The semi-naked body of an 11-year-old girl was recovered in Panipat on Sunday. Police arrested two of her neighbours, who confessed to having raped and murdered her, the superintendent of police said.

48-year-old held for sexually assaulting, brutalising 10-year-old

48-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl and inserted a stick into her private parts in Pinjore on Saturday. Based on a complaint by the girl’s mother, the man, who was their neighbour, was arrested on Sunday.

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/6-rapes-in-5-days-in-haryana-while-cm-khattar-is-busy-banning-padmaavat-1148055-2018-01-17

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