Jaipur, January 17: Two out of four accused have been arrested by Rajasthan police in connection to the Haryana’s Faridabad kidnapping and gangrape case of a 23-year-old woman. The accused were arrested from Rajasthan’s Jurehra, where they were hiding since Saturday. Also Read - COVID-19 Aftermath: Haryana Govt Freezes Dearness Allowance at Current Rate Till July 2021 Due to Financial Crisis
The accused will be presented before the Haryana court tomorrow where the cops are looking for his custody. The victim who was on her way to home after work was raped by four men in a moving car for at least two hours. Also Read - Haryana Clears Ordinance to Reserve 75% Jobs in Private Sector For Residents of State
The cops have started examining CCTV footage to identify the two accused who are still on the run, said Pooja Dabla, the head of the Special Investigation Team set up to investigate the case. Also Read - Netizens After Another Earthquake Jolts Delhi-Gurugram: 'Apun Toh Aadha Kabar Mein Hai'
The incident that has shocked the state took place at around 6:30 pm, the woman said in her complaint to the police. The victim in her statement said that she was near Sector 9 when a Scorpio drew up next to her and the occupants forced her into the vehicle. The abductors then switched off her cell phone and raped her one by one.
The complainant’s cousin, who was on the phone with her at the time of her abduction and eyewitnesses alerted the police about the incident. After this at several places checkpoints were set up across the city.
“The victim was finally found in Sikri village, close to where she had been released. The abductors, however, managed to get through our net,” Indian Express reported.
Soon after the report, Faridabad Police Commissioner Hanif Qureshi was transferred.
On Monday, a dead body of a 15-year-old Dalit girl was found in Haryana’s Jind. Medical examination indicated that she was raped by several individuals before being killed.
After a series of rape case registered in Haryana in last few weeks, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday urged the opposition parties not to politicise the recent rape cases in the state.
“Such incidents are unfortunate. We’ll take strict action and tie up all loose ends. We have made changes in the police administration and transferred a few officers,” Khattar said while condemning the rise in a number of crimes against women.