Four arrested in Mewat Gang-rape

Dingerheri, (Haryana) [India], Aug. 28 : Rewari Inspector General Police, South Range, Mamta Singh on Sunday said four men were arrested in connection with the murder of a couple and gang-rape of their two relatives, a woman and a minor girl, in Dingerheri village of Mewat district in Haryana.

Singh said, "Four people have been arrested in Mewat gang-rape, murder and robbery case from nearby localities." The accused have been identified by police as Rahul, Sandeep, Amarjeet and Karamjeet.

Further revelations will be made after conducting interrogation of the accused, Singh added. The incident was perpetrated by a gang of five unidentified men during a robbery, and came to light when one of the family members managed to escape from the house and alerted their relatives in the farms nearby.

Later, one of the two gang-rape victims lodged an FIR at the Tauru police station, stating she was sleeping along with her three cousins inside the house, while her uncle and other family members were sleeping outside when she heard loud screams around midnight.

Suddenly, five men barged into the house, tied up the family members and beat them up with iron rods, and raped the complainant and her minor cousin, she alleged.

Source: ANI