Haryana cops get first rape com­plaint from Murthal

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - FRONT PAGE - HT Correspondents

MURTHAL/RO­HTAK: A woman al­leged she was pulled out of her car and gang-raped by seven men in­clud­ing her brother-in-law, on Fe­bru­ary 23, near Haryana’s Murthal vil­lage, the au­thor­i­ties said on Sun­day, amid re­ports of mass sex­ual as­saults in the area this month dur­ing vi­o­lent protests by the Jat com­mu­nity.

The de­vel­op­ment came hours af­ter the po­lice said three peo­ple who claimed they saw a mob of pro­test­ers drag women with torn clothes into fields, re­fused to con­firm if there was any rape or as­sault.

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