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First FIR lodged against 7 in Murthal gangrape, breakthrough as victim comes forward

This Has Come As A Breakthrough For Murthal Police Which Has So Far Denied Happening Of Any Such Incident During The Jat Protests In Haryana.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Devika Chhibber | Updated on: 28 Feb 2016, 07:03:09 PM

New Delhi :

A First Information Report (FIR) was registered against seven people by Murthal Police on Sunday after a victim allegedly filed gangrape complaint.

This has come as a breakthrough for Murthal Police which has so far denied happening of any such incident during the Jat protests in Haryana.

According to reports, nearly 30 goons had disrobed and sexually assaulted nearly 10 women who were travelling with their families to Delhi-NCR.

Some reports of eyewitnesses also came forward but on Sunday morning three truck drivers denied having witnessed any incident of alleged molestation or rape of women during the pro-quota Jat agitation at Murthal in Sonipat district.

Haryana police had formed a team of three women police officers --DIG Rajshree Singh, DSPs Bharti Dabas and Surinder Kaur to gather information concerning the alleged incident of sexual assault on some women near Murthal on the intervening night of February 22 and 23.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had also asked people to share information, if they have any, with the state police regarding the alleged incident.

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First Published : 28 Feb 2016, 06:54:00 PM