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CBSE Topper rape: Rs. 1L announced for helping nab accused

15 Sep 2018 | By Shalini Ojha
Rewari-rape: Rs. 1L announced to help nab accused

In the alleged gang-rape of a 19-year-old student in Haryana, Mewat SP Naazneen Bhasin announced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh to anyone who will help them nab the accused.

Bhasin is heading the SIT formed to nab the accused, all of whom are at large.

The student, who once topped the Class X CBSE exam, was gang-raped in Mahendergarh, Haryana.

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In context: Rewari-rape: Rs. 1L announced to help nab accused

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Police seek help in nabbing accused

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Victim's father said she identified three accused

AllegationsVictim's father said she identified three accused

The girl's father alleged she was raped by at least 8-10 men.

"She has named three accused, but when the horrific incident took place, she sensed that 8-10 persons could have been there," the father said, adding that the accused drugged his daughter.

Her mother lashed out at the police and said while her daughter was traumatized, the accused were 'roaming freely'.

"Is this the price we have to pay?" asks mother

"The government talks about Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao, but is this price we have to pay for getting our daughters educated? The accused are roaming freely. We were made to run from pillar to post before our complaint was taken," said her mother.

Police's defensePolice claims raids are underway to nab the accused

Meanwhile, police said separate teams were formed to nab the accused.

Mahendergarh Superintendent of Police Vinod Kumar said raids were being conducted in Mahendergarh, Rewari and neighboring areas.

Former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda demanded that Manohar Lal Khattar should resign on moral grounds, as there is a complete breakdown of law in the state.

Khattar asserted the law would take its course.

And, here's what BJP MLA said about the rape

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The caseContext: Victim was returning home from coaching, was gang-raped

According to FIR, the young woman was returning home from coaching class when she was abducted from a bus stop in Kanina.

The accused arrived in a car, added sedatives to her drink, and raped her. After the incident, she was dumped at a bus stop.

She was admitted to a hospital after she complained of pain in the abdomen area.

Doctor says they will seek psychiatric opinion

"Her ultrasound and X-ray were done which were normal. Her vitals are stable, though she appears to be tense. We will also seek a psychiatric opinion. She will be kept at the hospital overnight for observation," a doctor said.