Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Muhammad Akil on Saturday informed that two people have been arrested so far in the brutal Rohtak gang-rape case and added that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) team has been formed to conduct a fast probe.
"Two people have been arrested so far in this case. We have formed a SIT for a fast probe in the case," said ADGP Law and Order, Muhammad Akil.
Akil said that a strong case will be framed, so that the accused is severely punished.
Creating shockwaves across the nation, a woman was brutally gang-raped and murdered.
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 city's IMT area.
The victim had allegedly refused a marriage proposal, following which the accused reached her home a week later with his friends.
A heated argument broke out which resulted in the woman slapping him.
In revenge, the accused along with his friends allegedly raped and murdered her.
The family of the victim said that on May 9, at least five to six youth abducted her from the gate of a private company.
After that the accused took her to a deserted place and gang-raped her.
The victim's mother said that the accused had been pressurizing the woman for marriage for the past one year.
The forensic reports suggests that the victim was mutilated with sharp-edged weapons.
Later, the accused tried to run her over to hide her identity.
"The victim was tortured and her body was mutilated after the gang rape. She was killed after being raped by at least seven people.
Her skull was smashed in a way which indicates that she was run over by a vehicle in order to hide her identity," the forensic team has stated.
The victim was living with her mother and brother and used to work in a private medicine company.
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.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)