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Rohtak gangrape reflects governments' failure: Congress

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The on Saturday cornered the and central governments over the Rohtak gangrape incident, asserting that the incident reflects their failure on the and order front.

"Rohtak gangrape incident reflects the failure and negligence of the state government. Prime Minister does not have time to take cognizance of such a barbaric incident. What sort of governance and justice is this?," leader Randeep Singh Surjewala told ANI.

Asserting that the government should be ashamed of itself, Surjewala demanded strict action against the rapists.

Echoing similar views, leader Shobha Oza said, "Prime Minister Modi will have to wake up and take some serious action. It is very saddening. We want that this type of violence should be stop. There is no and order."

Congress president expressed deep shock and outrage over the incident.

"Smt. has expressed deep shock & outrage over brutal gang rape, murder & mutilation of body of a young girl in Rohtak, Haryana," the Indian Congress (INC) said in a tweet.

In a shocking incident, a woman was brutally gang-raped and murdered, wherein later her mutilated body was found in an empty plot in Haryana's Rohtak.

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

The victim had allegedly refused a marriage proposal, following which the accused along with his friends allegedly raped and murdered her.

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

The distraught parents have claimed that this ghastly attack was carried out by the girl's neighbour and have demanded capital punishment for the rapists.

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First Published: Sat, May 13 2017. 21:34 IST