JAMMU: In yet another shocking and shameful incident, a girl was allegedly abducted and then gang raped on Saturday evening in Jammu. Police has registered a case and initiated investigation.
Meanwhile States Womens Commission (SWC) has condemned the incident and demanded immediate arrest of culprits apart from strict action against them.
Sources said, a girl (name withheld) in Rajan village of Jammu was allegedly gang raped by Gyan Singh and Shammi. Accused first abducted the girl and then gang raped her in a minibus. Singh forcefully took her in the minibus while Shammi was already present in the bus and both committed the heinous crime, KNS quoting sources reported on Monday.
The victim managed to escape from the culprits custody and narrated the unfortunate story to her parents the next day, sources added.
According to official sources police have got the girl medically examined and doctors have confirmed rape following which a complaint has been registered against the two accused. Police has launched a manhunt to arrest the culprits. However, no arrests were made till the reports came in last.
Terming the incident very unfortunate SWC Chairperson Shamima Firdous said that the commission strongly feels that the punishment for the offence should be enhanced. It is very unfortunate. Im sending a deputation from the Commission compromising only female members to visit the area and ensure justice to the victim and her family, said Firdous. Such incidents make made me cry and I as a woman feel the pain of the victim and her family.
When asked whether the routine investigation in such cases allows an offender to escape or dodge the law, she said, If there is any negligence on part of police, strict action will be taken against them. Im looking into the matter and ascertaining facts. No negligence will be tolerated, she replied. KNS
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