The local police on Thursday arrested two men for gangraping a 30-year-old woman of Alewa village in Jind district. Earlier, the victim had tried to commit suicide after the Kaithal civil lines police allegedly refused to register a case on her complaint. The accused have been identified as Surinder and Parvesh, both residents of Pundri.
According to the complainant, she had gone to Patiala on April 26 to pay obeisance at a temple.
She came by bus to Kaithal in the evening to catch another bus to Alewa. When she did not find any bus to her village, she came outside the bus stand and started waiting for some private vehicle.
In the meanwhile, two men travelling in a car on finding her alone, stopped their vehicle and offered her lift. She sat in the vehicle and on the way, they offered her cold drink, after which she fell unconscious, she said.
When she regained consciousness, she found herself in a godown and her cellphone was missing. In the godown, which she later found was located in Pundri , the two men allegedly gangraped her.
After the crime, the accused asked a person to drop her at Alewa.
The victim said her sister stayed in Pundri and she went to meet her. She said she narrated the whole incident to her sister, after which they decided to approach the Pundri police. The Pundri police said that since she had been abducted from Kaithal, they should go there for registration of a case.
When they went to the Kaithal Civil Lines police station, the cops on duty allegedly refused to register a case and even used 'indecent' language against the victim.
On reaching home, she narrated the whole incident to her husband. Later, she consumed poison. She was rushed to the civil hospital at Jind, from where she was referred to PGI, Rohtak, in a serious condition.
On Wednesday, the victim got her statement recorded before judicial magistrate (Class 1) of Rohtak. The Kaithal police then swung into action and registered a case under Sections 328, 366 and 376-D of the IPC.
When this correspondent tried to contact SP Kuldeep Yadav on his landline telephone, the attendant said that he was on leave. A call made by this reporter on DSP Surinder Bhauriya's his cellphone went unanswered. A police spokesman said that the DSP too was on leave.
He spokesperson said that the victim's complaint had been recorded in the daily diary report on
the day she had approached the police though no case was registered.