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Rewari gangrape case : Khattar government has totally failed , says Hooda

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Former Haryana CM BS Hooda met the family members of a 19-year old girl who was gangrape in Rewari  and said Law and order has been disrupted completely.This is total failure of Khattar government.

Demanding resignation of Manohar Lal Khattar ,   Hooda  said, “Victim’s Family thinks proper action wasn’t taken initially&accused were given chance to flee. It’s a shameful incident. Law&order has been disrupted completely.This is total failure of govt. Govt should quit now.”

 

Embarrassed over the failure to arrest those involved in the alleged gang-rape of a board topper, the Haryana government on Sunday ordered the transfer of Rewari’s Superintendent of Police (SP) and replaced him with another officer.

 

Rahul Sharma has been posted as the new SP of Rewari in place of Rajesh Duggal.

 

The police arrested Deendayal, the owner of the tubewell room where the gang-rape took place in Mahendragarh district. Police said he gave the keys of the room to the accused youth where they committed the crime on September 12.

The police have also detained a medical practitioner who was called by the accused when the condition of the 19-year-old rape victim deteriorated after she had been sexually assaulted.

Police officials said the medical practitioner gave the victim first aid treatment. He did not inform the police though he knew that the victim was sexually assaulted claiming that he was threatened by the accused.

The Haryana Police has faced flak for treating the gang-rape incident casually initially by citing jurisdiction issues, losing crucial time and evidence to nab the accused.

In a related development, the family of the gang-rape victim on Sunday rejected the compensation cheque of Rs 2 lakh sent by the Haryana government.

“Is this the value that the Haryana government has calculated for the gruesome crime committed on my daughter? We reject the compensation offered. We want justice for our daughter,” the mother of the victim said in Rewari, nearly 350 km from here.

The Haryana Police on Sunday continued the hunt for the rapists.

Police sources said on Sunday that raids were being conducted at various locations to arrest the three accused involved in the crime.

The police were questioning relatives, friends and fellow villagers of the accused to know their whereabouts. Nearly 100 people have been questioned.

Special Investigating Team (SIT) chief Nazneen Bhasin told the media in Rewari that the rape of the young woman had been confirmed in the medical examination.

She said that anyone giving information about the accused would get a reward of Rs 1 lakh.

The accused include a soldier, Pankaj, and two youths, Manish and Nishu. All belong to Kanina village.

Despite Harayana Director General of Police B.S. Sandhu claiming that the accused would be arrested, the police have failed to do so.

The victim, who has identified her attackers, and her parents had said earlier that the police were not taking action in the matter and were dealing with it casually.

The family alleged that more men could be involved in the gang-rape.

The accused, who belong to the same village as the victim and knew her, allegedly kidnapped the victim from Kanina bus stand while she was on her way for coaching classes.

She said they gave her water to drink which was laced with a sedative. They then took turns raping her in a room adjoining agricultural fields till she fell unconscious.They later dumped her at a bus stop near the village.

One accused, Manish, even called up the victim’s father and told him to pick her from the bus stand.

The victim, a second year student in a college, topped the board examination and was felicitated by the government.

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Kerala Rape Case: Sister of complainant nun files plea alleging life threats

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New Delhi, Sep 24: Sister of Kerala nun rape case’s victim on Monday filed a petition to the state Director general of police, Kottayam SP, and Kalady circle inspector, stating that she and her family are receiving life threats.

In her plea, She said due to hatred, brothers of rape accused Franco Mulakkal filed fake complaints against me.

“Thomas Chittuparamban, a relative of Franco threatened to cause danger to my son & brother. One of his relative named Unni took a photo of me protesting and later threatened me, she alleged.

Earlier in a day, the magisterial court sentenced two weeks judicial custody to former Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was arrested on charges of raping a nun.

Mulakkal, who headed the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, has refuted the charges of sexual misconduct.

A 44-year-old Kerala based Nun has alleged that she was raped several times between 2014 to 2016.

Later, she filed an FIR against the bishop on June 27 this year.

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Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud: Nitin Sandesara fled to Nigeria with family?

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New Delhi, Sep 24: After reports emerged Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara is in Nigeria, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday said it has input on fugitive’s whereabouts from UAE or Nigeria.

Sandesara is a director of a Gujarat-based pharmaceutical firm Sterling Biotech, which is being probed in a Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud case.

Earlier in a day, several sections of media reported that Sandesara may have fled to Nigeria. While, last month it was that he has been arrested from Dubai.

In June this year,  after taking cognisance of CBI FIR, the Enforcement Directorate had attached properties worth Rs 4,700 crore in a Rs 5,000-crore bank fraud case involving Gujarat-based pharma company.

The Central Bureau of Investigation has booked Sterling Biotech, its directors Chetan Jayantilal Sandesara, Dipti Chetan Sandesara, Rajbhushan Omprakash Dixit, Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara and Vilas Joshi, Chartered Accountant Hemant Hathi, Anup Prakash Garg and some unidentified persons over the alleged bank fraud.

According to CBI FIR, Sterling Biotech had taken loans of over Rs 5,000 crore from a consortium of banks led by Andhra Bank which had turned into non-performing assets. Total pending dues of the group companies were Rs 5,383 crore as on December 31, 2016.

In connection with alleged  Gujarat’s Sandesara Group Scam, the ED arrested a Delhi-based businessman Gagan Dhawan in November 2017 and  former director of Andhra Bank, Anup Prakash Garg so far.

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Delhi HC bans slaughter in Ghazipur Murga Mandi

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New Delhi, Sep 24 In an interim direction, the Delhi High Court on Monday banned the slaughter of poultry at the Ghazipur Murga Mandi here till further orders.

A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V. Kameswar Rao, however, allowed sale of live chicken at the market and listed the matter for further hearing on October 29.

The court asked the authorities to file an affidavit indicating a plan to set up a designated slaughter house in the area.

The order came on a report filed by the Delhi Pollution Control Board which has raised violation of animal welfare laws at the Mandi and sought its closure.

The court turned down the plea.

“We are concerned with the larger issue of pollution in the area,” the judges said.

The court was hearing a plea filed by animal rights activist Gauri Maulekhi, who alleged that there was indiscriminate violation of animal rights and blatant abuse of animal welfare laws at the Mandi.

Maulekhi said the poultry were openly slaughtered in the Ghazipur market without obtaining any licence.

The petitioner requested the court to direct the Commissioner of the Food Safety Department to stop illegal slaughter of poultry in the national capital and that all such slaughter should be done in compliance with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Licence and Registration Regulation.

The counsel also sought a committee for weekly inspections at the Mandi to ensure that there was no violation of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

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