Dhauj decides to ban entry of accused in the village
Residents of Dhauj village in Faridabad district have decided to ban the four accused in the Dhaula Kuan gangrape case from entering their village.india Updated: Dec 10, 2010 01:23 IST
Residents of Dhauj village in Faridabad district have decided to ban the four accused in the Dhaula Kuan gangrape case from entering their village.
The villagers are also planning to apologise to the victim and her family for the heinous crime their boys committed.
"These four accused will not be allowed to live in this village. We have decided not to allow them to enter this village also," said Dhauj head Irshad Kanwar, adding, "the entire village will also boycott the families of the accused."
"As this shameful incident has tarnished the image of our village, we will not hesitate to apologise to the victim and her family for the crime," Kanwar added.
"The family of the accused fled the village soon after the incident," Kanwar said.
"We have also decided to delay the panchayat meeting earlier scheduled for Friday as it might attraction media attention which may not be in favour of the," Kanwar said.
"Soon after the incident, people from our village settled in different parts of the country and abroad started calling us expressing shock at the incident. The incident has tarnished the image of the village," he said.
"The two accused were also involved in other crimes in the recent past, which we came to know after this shameful incident," Kanwar added.
Iqbal alias Bada Billi, Kamruddin alias Mobile, Shahid and Shamshad belong to Dhauj village while the fifth accused Usman is from Mirpur.
Four of the five accused were arrested after several raids in Mewat and neighbouring areas of Haryana.
First Published: Dec 10, 2010 01:22 IST