This Article is From Oct 17, 2012

Another woman allegedly gangraped in Haryana, 20th case in five weeks

Rohtak: In yet another incident of crime against women in Haryana, a 30-year-old married woman was allegedly raped in Lakhan Majra village under Meham sub-division in Rohtak in Haryana.

Though the crime was committed on the night of October 13, the victim lodged a complaint with the police in this regard on Tuesday.

The alleged rapists are close relatives of the victim's husband.

The police arrested two accused and registered a case of rape under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against them.

According to the complaint lodged with the police, the accused, identified as Raj Kumar and Subhash, had forcibly taken the victim to the fields on the outskirt of the village on a motor-bike on October 13 where the duo allegedly raped her.

After a couple of days, the victim narrated the crime to her kin who later approached the police.

Rohtak SP Vivek Sharma reached Lakhan Majra village and questioned the victim and her family members about the incident.

Later, the police launched a search around the village and apprehended both the accused.

"Both the accused have been arrested and will be produced before a court tomorrow. The accused are also being interrogated to get further information about the crime," said the Rohtak SP.