×
E-PAPER ▾

E-paper

Today's Newspaper

Nirbhaya revisited: Girl gangraped, mutilated

| | Chandigarh
Nirbhaya revisited: Girl gangraped, mutilated

In a replay of the December 16 Delhi gangrape, a 23-year-old girl was gangraped by seven men and brutally murdered with her mutilated body found on the outskirts of Rohtak district on Saturday. Two of the accused, one her stalker Sumit and his friend Vikas, have been arrested even as further probes are on.

Haryana Police officials said stray dogs had bitten off parts of the victim’s body. She had gone  missing on May 9.

SK Dhattarwal, Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), Rohtak, said the post-mortem examination of the victim’s body indicated sexual assault, mutilation of private parts and murder. According to police, the victim’s head and face were smashed with a heavy object and crushed under the wheels to erase her physical identity.

Police said Sumit was a neighbour of the victim in Sonipat and had been stalking her for long and he was pressurising her to marry him but she had refused. Sumit planned the gangrape and murder to teach her a lesson with his friends, said police.

“This savage and bone-chilling incident has shocked the conscience of the nation, reminding each one of us about the crying need for revisiting the important issue of women’s safety and security,” Congress president Sonia Gandhi said in a statement.officials said that one of the arrested Sumit was a neighbour of the victim in Sonipat and had been stalking her. He was pressurising her to marry him but she had refused.

Police officials alleged that Sumit planned the gangrape and murder to teach her a lesson.

“This savage and bone-chilling incident has shocked the conscience of the nation, reminding each one of us about the crying need for revisiting the important issue of women’s safety and security,” Congress president Sonia Gandhi said in a statement.

 
 
 

TOP STORIES

Sunday Edition

View All

Lynch protest: police fire in air, Sec 144 imposed in four areas

21 May 2017 | PTI | Jamshedpur

Protest against lynching of four persons intensified today and the police had to fire in the air to disperse a mob, while prohibitory orders under Section 144 were imposed in four areas here for tonight. Police fired in the air to disperse a mob that blocked roads in Mango area, demanding arrest of culprits involved in the lynching of four persons of a community at Rajnagar in Seraikela-Kharswan district on Thursday...

Read More

STATE EDITIONS

View All

CMDC’s Aridongri iron ore output for local units first

26 May 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

The Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDC) intends to sell iron ore produced from the proposed Aridongri mine in Kanker district of Bastar to steel / sponge iron units at Bhilai, Raipur and Raigarh on priority basis, officials informed. Efforts are being made to increase the production sothat sufficient quantity of iron ore is available for export after meeting the requirements of the expanding home market...

Read More

Page generated in 0.3276 seconds.