SIT takes one person into custody in Riwary Gang rape case

by National | 16-09-2018 | 9249 views

A special investigation team that has been formed to investigate the alleged kidnap and gang-rape of a 19-year-old woman in Haryana’s Rewari, has taken one person in custody in relation to the case on Sunday, 16 September.

A day earlier, in a breakthrough, the SIT revealed that one of the main accused in the case is a defence personnel stationed in Rajasthan.

“We are getting a warrant against him. The other two accused will be nabbed soon”, Haryana DGP B S Sandhu said to the media.

The survivor, a second-year college student with a strong academic record, was kidnapped and gang-raped after being drugged on Wednesday 12th September.

The victim was going to her coaching centre in Mahendragarh on Wednesday morning, when two people approached her at a bus stand and gave her water to drink. Soon after, she lost consciousness, according to an FIR regidtered at Kanina police station.

Three people – Pankaj, Manish and Nishu- have been named as the accused in the FIR. Pankaj is the defence personnel.

A prize money of Rs. 1 lakh has also been announced for those who help the SIT with nabbing the accused.

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