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A day after Sonia's visit, another Dalit girl raped in Haryana

Oct 10, 2012 14:40 IST

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Chandigarh: Another Dalit girl in Haryana has alleged that she was gang-raped by two youths, police said Wednesday.

The girl from Kalayat area of Kaithal district, 140 km from here, alleged that she was raped Monday by two men who abducted her and took her to the fields. They dumped her late Monday evening after tying her hands.

Police in Kaithal said both the accused were arrested following a complaint by the victim. Further investigations were on.

Reuters

The victim was medically examined Tuesday and rape was confirmed.

With this, 15 cases of rapes in Haryana have been reported in just 31 days.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday visited Haryana's Narwana area in Jind district to meet the family of a minor Dalit gang-rape victim who committed suicide after being sexually exploited Saturday.

Girls from the Dalit community have been raped in Hisar, Sonipat and Rohtak district in the past one month.

Haryana has seen gang-rape and rape cases in several districts, including Rohtak, Hisar, Jind, Bhiwani, Yamunanagar, Panipat, Sonipat, Ambala, Karnal, Faridabad and Kaithal in the past one month.

IANS

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