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Gangrape victim's kin refuse to accept government aid

Family of alleged gangrape victim Alka, who committed suicide on Wednesday, refused to accept the financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh provided by the government for her two kids as her body continued to lie in the PGIMS mortuary on Saturday.

india Updated: May 09, 2009 22:23 IST

Family of alleged gangrape victim Alka, who committed suicide on Wednesday, refused to accept the financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh provided by the government for her two kids as her body continued to lie in the PGIMS mortuary on Saturday.

"We want justice. We will not lift her body from the mortuary till our demand of a CBI inquiry into it is met," said Roop Chand, Alka's father-in-law.

22-year-old Alka along with her husband Sunil had consumed poison at the IGP office here as all her efforts to get justice in the rape case had failed.

She was allegedly raped by five persons in August, 2006.

Meanwhile, many organisations and political leaders condemned the incident and sought a proper inquiry into it.

All India Democratic Women's Association in a statement expressed serious concern over the continued violence against women and demanded an impartial inquiry into it.

A Faridabad-based NGO working for the rights of women and children, Shakti Vahini, has sought intervention of the National Commission of Women in the incident.

CPI(M) state secretary Inderjit Singh demanded immediate action against the policemen "guilty of criminal negligence" and arrest of the culprits of the gang rape.

Haryana Janhit Congress on Saturday submitted a memorandum to deputy commissioner, expressing concern over rising crime against women in the state and demanded justice for the deceased.