Rewari SP transferred as probe continues in gang rape of 19-year-old CBSE topper

Rewari SP transferred as probe continues in gang rape of 19-year-old CBSE topper


Rewari rape case

The girl was allegedly kidnapped by two people in a car while she was heading for her coaching classes. (Photo for representation)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • One person was arrested today in connection with the case
  • 60 people have been questioned in the case so far
  • Victim is a recipient of the President’s Award for her academic achievements

As news of the rape of a 19-year-old CBSE topper continues to make headlines, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar ordered for Rewari Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajesh Duggal’s transfer. Rahul Sharma will be taking over as the new SP, ANI news agency reported.

The information comes on a day when Haryana Police arrested one person in connection with the Rewari rape case. Deen Dayal, the owner of the place where the girl was gangraped on September 12, was arrested.

Deen Dayal had rented out his place to his friends. Police claim he was aware that the crime was being committed at his place. The Haryana Police has so far questioned 60 people in connection with the case.

“Around 60 people have been questioned and the crime scene has been identified. The forensic report, which is likely to provide a key breakthrough, is likely to come by this (Sunday) evening,” said Superintendent of Police (Nuh) Nazneen Bhasin. Bhasin is heading the Special Investigation Team commissioned by the Haryana Police.

The girl, a recipient of President’s award for her academic achievements at school, was allegedly kidnapped by two people in a car while she was heading for her coaching classes in Kanina town of Mahendragarh district. The duo took her to a secluded place, served her a drink laced with sedatives, called a friend and gangraped her.

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