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Three arrested for rape of two minors in Rajasthan

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Kota, June 02, 2014
First Published: 20:50 IST(2/6/2014) | Last Updated: 20:53 IST(2/6/2014)
After the rape and murder case of two minor girls in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, police arrested the main accused of both the rape cases on Monday.
 
The Jhalawar Police nabbed 2 out of total 3 accused in the rape and murder of a 14-year-old minority community girl in Bakani tehsil, about 40 km from Jhalawar,
 
The girl had gone for grazing her goats on Saturday but did not return till night. Her dead body was found on Sunday morning near her village. The girl had been raped and strangulated.
 
SP Jhalawar Rahul Barhat also suspended a Head Constable for negligence in duty in Bakani rape and murder case while administration provided compensation cheque worth Rs. 3 lac to the aggrieved family.
 
Barhat said the Head Constable should have informed higher officials about the report of missing girl who was found murdered later in Bakani.
 
Meanwhile, the Jhalawar Police also nabbed a teenager juvenile of the Kanjar tribe for the rape of a 5-year-old girl of the Kanjar tribe in Narayanpura area of Jhalawar. The juvenile was produced in court which sent him to the Child Rehabilitation Centre.
 
Since these heinous crimes have occurred in the home constituency of Raje, Congress leaders submitted a memorandum to the District Collector, Jhalawar demanding arrest of the accused of both the rape cases.
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