Rewari gangrape case: Haryana Police identifies defence personnel stationed in Rajasthan as main accused

Rewari: A serving defence personnel stationed in Rajasthan has emerged as the main accused in the Rewari gangrape case, police said on Saturday.

BS Sandhu, the Director General of Police (DGP) of Haryana, informed that the police are working towards getting a warrant against the main accused and the other two accused will be nabbed soon.

The information came after a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed on Friday to investigate the gangrape of a 19-year-old girl, a former CBSE topper, in Haryana's Narnaul in the Mahendragarh district.

File photo of Nazneen Bhasin, head of the SIT in the Rewari gangrape case. ANI

File photo of Nazneen Bhasin, head of the SIT in the Rewari gangrape case. ANI

Nazneen Bhasin, the Police Superintendent of Nuh, who is heading the SIT, on Saturday met the survivor at a hospital in Rewari, where she is undergoing a medical treatment.

"I have spoken to the girl today, her condition is stable. The main accused have been identified. We are investigating every aspect of the case," Bhasin said.

On Saturday, Sudarshan Panwar, medical superintendent, Rewari district hospital said, "The girl's condition is stable and she's recovering from trauma. Her X-ray and ultrasound reports are normal. We will continue to review her condition regularly."

The National Commission for Women also wrote to the state's DGP, seeking updates on the case.

The young girl, a school topper, was allegedly abducted and gang raped after being drugged on Wednesday. She was going to her coaching centre in Mahendragarh in the morning when two people came to her at a bus stand and gave her water to drink. Soon after, she lost consciousness, according to an FIR registered at Kanina police station.

Three people — Pankaj, Manish and Nishu — have been named as the accused in the FIR. In the complaint, the girl alleged that Pankaj and Manish drugged her and later took her near a well in a car where she recognised Nishu after gaining consciousness. However, the victim was again drugged and allegedly gang raped, the FIR stated.


Updated Date: Sep 17, 2018 12:09 PM

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