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Congress corners Haryana Govt. over Rohtak Gang rape case

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The party on Sunday castigated the ruling (BJP) in for its insensitivity and inability to provide safe environment after a woman was gang raped and brutally killed in the Rohtak district.

"It is condemnable. Gang rape cases have become frequent in The is silent; hooligans are ruling and there is no such thing as 'and order'. The is completely insensitive to rape cases, that is why women are getting raped," leader and All Mahila president Shobha Oza told ANI.

Expressing similar views leader Sushmita Deo said, "I hope that the of the state will do much more than amend laws and I hope that the same people who criticised the during Nirbhaya, will today practice what they preached."

A 23-year-old woman was brutally gang-raped and murdered earlier last week. Later, her mutilated body was found in an empty plot in Haryana's Rohtak district.

The incident occurred on May 9 and came to light when the victim's body was found in the city's IMT area.

The forensic reports suggest that the victim was mutilated with sharp-edged weapons.

The victim had allegedly refused a marriage proposal, following which the accused reached her home a week later with his friends.

So far two people have been arrested in the case and a Special Investigation Team has been formed for faster probe.

"Two people have been arrested so far in this case. We have formed a SIT for a fast probe," said Additional Director General of Police (and Order) and Order, Muhammad Akil.

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 08:32 IST