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Rohtak: SIT to probe rape, murder of Nepalese woman

punjab Updated: Feb 08, 2015 00:50 IST
HT Correspondent
Rohtak

Two days after the police recovered the body of a 28-yearold Nepalese woman whose private parts were found damaged following rape, a special investigation team (SIT) headed by a deputy superintendent of police-rank official has been constituted to probe the matter.

The victim, a mentally challenged woman who lived with her sister at Chinyot Colony here, mysteriously went missing on February 1. Her family lodged a missing complaint in this regard. On February 4, her body was found abandoned in the fields at Bahu Akbarpur village of the district.

The doctors, who performed post-mortem on the victim’s body, told mediapersons that her genitals were torn and a condom was recovered from her private parts, besides some pointed stones. The upper part of her body was partially eaten by animals. “Her body carried grievous injuries on head, chest and thighs. Unnatural sex was performed on the deceased”, said a doctor of the forensic department at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences here.

On the cause of death, the doctor said serious multiple injuries, including on her private parts, caused her death. The doctor said samples have been sent to Madhuban in Karnal for confirmation of rape.

Reports said the victim had recently come from Nepal to Rohtak at her kin’s place to avail treatment of mental illness.
Police spokesperson Ved Prakash Nain said nspector general of police, Rohtak range, Alok Roy has announced a reward of Rs.1 lakh for sharing information about the perpetrators of crime, wanted by police in specific case.

Meanwhile, Congress state spokesperson Krishan Murti Hooda has demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation in the case by lashing out at state government for failing to provide safe and secure environment to women.