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Hisar gangrape: 5 more arrested

Eighteen days after a 15-year-old Dalit girl was gangraped by a dozen youths in Hisar's Dabra village, the police managed to arrest five more suspects on Wednesday. The arrest came in the wake of mounting pressure from the Dalit community and local politicians from the Bahujan Samaj Party and Indian National Lok Dal. But even now, 6 of the suspects, who belong to the powerful Jat community, roam free.

chandigarh Updated: Sep 26, 2012 16:53 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

Eighteen days after a 15-year-old Dalit girl was gangraped by a dozen youths in Hisar's Dabra village, the police managed to arrest five more suspects on Wednesday.


The arrest came in the wake of mounting pressure from the Dalit community and local politicians from the Bahujan Samaj Party and Indian National Lok Dal. But even now, 6 of the suspects, who belong to the powerful Jat community, roam free.

The girl's father committed suicide on September 18 after the rapists threatened to circulate an MMS clip of the crime.

First Published: Sep 24, 2012 22:01 IST