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NCW takes suo motu cognisance in Hry gangrape cases

chandigarh Updated: Sep 29, 2012 16:06 IST
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Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports which alleged that three people raped a woman(32) at 20 km away from Jind town, made a video clip of the incident and circulated it, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has sought an action taken report from Haryana police within seven days.


NCW chairperson Mamta Sharma had a discussion with the IG of Haryana police and has asked for the counselling of the child who has witnessed the crime and the victim, an NCW statement issued here on Saturday said.

In another case of exercise of the powers conferred under sections 8(1) read with section 10(1) and 10(4) of the NCW Act, 1990, the commission has also taken suo motu cognisance of media report which said a 16-year-old girl was gangraped, threatened and thereafter her father committed suicide in Hisar, Haryana, the statement added.

NCW member Shamina Shafiq will be the chairperson of the inquiry committee while Hemlatha Kheria will be a member, it informed.