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Haryana Police constitutes SIT to probe rape of minor girl of nomadic tribe

May 02, 2018 03:52 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Police has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the incident of rape of a minor girl belonging to nomadic tribe at Narnaund. The police has also taken DNA samples of all the three alleged accused for testing and has started further investigation.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that the SIT was constituted following the cognizance of the case taken by the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal. The SIT was constituted by Inspector General (IG) of Hisar Range, Mr. Sanjay Kumar  and is headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Barwala.

He said that as per preliminary investigation, the minor was reportedly raped on  April 18. The police has arrested paternal uncle of the victim. The family members of the victim and members  of nomadic tribes had accused the police of  accusing the victim’s uncle and started protesting at the Civil Hospital, Narnaund. Thereafter a request was made for taking statement of the victim in front of the Magistrate. In her statement, the victim accused three persons of the village.

Today, the Coordinator of Haryana Vimukt Ghumantu Kalyan Sangh, Mr. Rajesh Kumar, Chairman, Haryana Ghumantu-Ardh Ghumantu Janjati Kalyan Board, Dr. Balwan Singh and people representing Gadia Community, Mr. Hanuman Godara, Mr. Vijay Kumar and Dr. Ram Niwas called on the Chief Minister and urged him that justice  be done in the case. The Chief Minister directed the IG Hisar Range to constitute SIT under DSP and promptly take action.

The SIT included DSP Barwala, Mr. Jaipal Singh, Sub Inspector, Mr Krishan Lal and Sub Inspector, Ms. Sheela Devi.

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