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Hang Rohtak rapists: Haryana Cong leader Choudhry

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Leader of the legislature party Kiran Choudhary today demanded that the perpetrators of the "Nirbhaya-type" gang-rape and of a 23-year-old Dalit woman in Rohtak must be made to hang.

She also said those involved in the gang-rape in Gurgaon of a 26-year-old woman from be arrested and given deterrent and exemplary punishment.

The former state minister squarely blamed the "rift- ridden" led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for the "utter lawlessness" which has made women and girls feel unsafe and insecure in the state.

"If quick corrective measures are not taken, the self- claimed Silicon Valley (Gurgaon) of the state would become the valley of murders, and Rohtak will emerge as the rape capital of Haryana," she said in a statement.

While the body of the 23-year-old woman was found lying at a secluded place on the outskirts of Rohtak town after her gang-rape and last week, the 26-year-old woman from was gang-raped in a moving car in Gurgaon and abandoned in a semi-conscious state near her house.

Choudhary also demanded immediate police protection and adequate financial assistance for the families of the two gang-rape victims in Sonipat and Gurgaon.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 01:07 IST