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Rohtak gangrape victim’s family demands capital punishment for accused

The young woman was gang raped and murdered and her mutilated body was found in Rohtak district, according to the police.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 13, 2017 8:27 pm
rohtak gangrape, rohtak gang rape, haryana gang rape, haryana gang rape murder, gang rape, woman body mutilated, women's safety, indian express, india news Rohtak gangrape and murder: Forensic experts and police investigating the murder on spot in Rohtak’s IMT area. May 13, 2017. (Source: Express Photo)

Parents of the 23-year-old woman who was gangraped and murdered in Rohtak, Haryana on May 11 said the attack had been carried out by the girl’s neighbour and demanded capital punishment for them, reported news agency ANI. The young woman had allegedly turned down a marriage proposal and a week later, on May 9, the man turned up at her residence with his friends. The girl’s family have claimed the men kidnapped her from Sonepat, and later brought to Rohtak. Her parents lodged a missing complaint at the Sonepat police station.

READ: Woman gangraped, body mutilated in Haryana

She was gangraped and murdered and her mutilated body was found in Rohtak district, according to the police. The forensic report suggests that she was mutilated with sharp-edged weapons. Sub-inspector Malik suspects that she was first raped and then her head was hit with a brick and her face was smashed against a stone. Stray dogs had bitten away the victim’s face. Her body was noticed by a passerby in the urban estate area of the district on May 11. “The victim was tortured and her body was mutilated after the gangrape. 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 stated.

rohtak gangrape, rohtak gang rape, haryana gang rape, haryana gang rape murder, gang rape, woman body mutilated, women's safety, indian express, india news The two accused in rape and murder of Sonepat woman in police custody on Saturday. May 13, 2017. (Source: Express Photo)

Two people, Sumit and Vikas, were arrested in connection to this, according to Ajay Malik, Sub-inspector of police in Sonepat.

Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today expressed shock at the incident, highlighting the need to “revisit” the issue of women’s safety. “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,” Gandhi said.

The Congress president expressed condolences to the family and hoped that the Haryana government would take action against the perpetrators as well as provide necessary solace to the family.

Swati Maliwal, the chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women took to Twitter to express her shock.

Haryana, the state where the incident took place, is ruled by Manohar Lal Khattar led BJP government.

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    Abdul JAMAL
    May 14, 2017 at 5:18 am
    Christian Church officials and academics knowledgeable about the Third World Roman Catholic Churches in countries like India, Phillippinnes, Nepal, Bangladesh say that secsxual abuse by clergy is generally not discussed, and thus is difficult to measure. This may be due in part to the more hierarchical structure of the Church in Third World countries, where the brown people are converted and who mostly are poor and fear the white slave masters like pope and d Bishops. The "psychological health" of clergy in those regions, and because Third World media, legal systems and public culture are not as apt to thoroughly discuss secsaxual abuse. In the Philippines, where as of 2002 at least 85 of the population is Catholic, the revelations of ual abuse by priests, including child ual abuses came to light.
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      Ramaswamy
      May 14, 2017 at 9:52 am
      You are not foo anyone. Your name is obviously not Abdul Jamaal. Chaddi hain soch badlo.
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      Abdul JAMAL
      May 14, 2017 at 5:15 am
      Although nationwide inquiries have been conducted only in the United States and Ireland, also an Australian inquiry into christin ins utional responses, cases of Christian clerical secsxual abuse of minors have been reported and prosecuted in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and other countries. In 1994, secsxual abuse of 47 child Christian seminarians happened in Argentina. In 1995, Cardinal Hans Herman resigned from his post as Archbishop of Vienna, Austria over secsxual abuse, although he remained a Cardinal. Since 1995, more than 100000 priests from various parts of Australia were convicted of secsxual abuse. In Ireland, the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse issued a report that covered six decades (from the 1950s). It noted "endemic" ual abuse in Catholic boys' ins utions, saying that church leaders were aware of abuses and that government inspectors failed to "stop beatings, rapes and humiliation."The commission's report on church abuse ran to five million pages.
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        Ramaswamy
        May 14, 2017 at 9:53 am
        bhakt!
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        Abdul JAMAL
        May 14, 2017 at 5:07 am
        Cases of secsxual abuse (particularly of children) and subsequent cover-ups committed during the 20th and 21st centuries by Christian Catholic priests, nuns, and members of Roman Catholic orders have led to numerous investigations, trials and convictions. The abused include boys and girls, some as young as 3 years old, with the majority between the ages of 11 and 14. The accusations began to receive wide publicity in the late 1980s. Many of these involve cases in which a figure was accused of abuse for decades; such allegations were frequently made by adults or older youths years after the abuse occurred. Cases have also been brought against members of the Catholic hierarchy who covered up secxsual abuse allegations onset on seminary formations and through moving allegedly abusive priests to other parishes, where abuse continued. From 2001 to 2010 the Holy See, the central governing body of the Catholic Church, considered abuse allegations involving about 3,000,000 priests.
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          Abdul JAMAL
          May 14, 2017 at 4:58 am
          List of christian religious leaders convicted of crimes all over the world. Tony Alamo - Headed a Santa Clarita Christian commune. Convicted of tax evasion in 1994 and then resided in a halfway house in Texarkana. In 2009, he was convicted of ten federal counts of taking minors across state lines for , and sentenced to 150 years in federal prison. Wayne Bent- Founder of Lord Our Righteousness christian Church. Was convicted of criminal secsxual contact of a minor. Graham Capill - former leader of Christian Heritage New Zealand. Sentenced to nine-year imprisonment term in 2005 after multiple charges of child ual abuse against girls younger than twelve. Matthew F. Hale - leader of Christian Creativity Movement sentenced to a 40-year prison term for soliciting an undercover FBI informant to kill. Warren Jeffs - President of Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (a polygamist Mormon Christian sect), convicted of rape as an accomplice
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            Arun
            May 14, 2017 at 4:55 am
            Meanwhile Modi govt is basking in the Glory of banning red beacons on cars.
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              Abdul JAMAL
              May 14, 2017 at 5:10 am
              I think that's a good thing. So anything good government is not good because you were abused as a kid in your missionary Christian English school?
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