Haryana, Oct 13: Senior Advocate Anupam Gupta, who is the Amicus curiae appointed by Punjab and Haryana High Court in the Murthal gangrape case has revealed that a total of nine gang rapes took place on the dark night of 22 and 23 February.
He presented the fact to the court that SIT member Prakash Singh and additional chief secretary IAS officer Vijay Vardhan informed him that there has been 9 gangrape assault held.
Earlier, Anupam Gupta had accused state CM Manohar Lal Khattar of abusing Vijay Vardhan for revealing important leads in the case.
During the hearing on Thursday, Anupam Gupta had asked the court to transfer the Murthal gangrape case to CBI.
He told that the SIT was formed to investigate the riots wherein the SIT member Vijay Vardhan was provided details of gangrape by the Haryana’s former DGP KP Singh but Vardhan refused that he do not have any details in this regard in the court.
Hinting that there is some pressure of Manohar Lal ruling government or he is stepping on the behest of them.
Gupta also asserted that Haryana government is negligent towards the case and is focusing to prove that no assault took place in Murthal.
While Haryana police are claiming that as no victim has come forward to complain hence the investigation is halted.
Gupta said that the owner of Sukhdev Dhaba Amrik Singh had told him about the case but he did not inform any detail to SIT.
Also, on one side the state government is against of the CBI Investigation in the case while on the other hand, it has ordered CBI probe in the finance minister Abhimanyu’s case in which his house was set on fire and Munak Nahar riots.
Total 1212 FIRs have been registered including gangrape and Jat protests but only 921 interim reports have been formed, Gupta told High Court. In which there is no reports of 184 cases and only 172 arrests have been made yet and 81 Challans have been registered. While 1105 cases are still in the unattended list.