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A Maha Panchayat was held in Rewari today in which villagers from the area participated and lashed out at the state government and Haryana police for failing to nab two of the three main accused.
A decision in this regard has been taken following directions from the Punjab and Haryana High Court to ensure compliance of provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988.
A protest march was taken out by some social organisations and residents to protest against the incident.
Women rights activist Shabnam Hashmi said the comments were 'very obnoxious and irresponsible'.
The victim's family had already alleged that the did not take prompt action on their complaint initially and delayed action by citing jurisdictional issues between Rewari and Mahendragarh.
The incident comes just days after a 19-year-old woman from the district was allegedly abducted and gang-raped while she was headed to a coaching class.
The victim's family has alleged that the police failed to take prompt action on their complaint and delayed action by citing jurisdictional issue.
Jind police have lodged an FIR on the complaint of the woman, who is a widow. The woman approached police in Julana in Jind, alleging that she was gang-raped.
On Sunday, Nishu, one of the three main accused was arrested. The owner of the borewell room, where the rape took place, and a medical practitioner have also been arrested so far.
The 19-year-old woman from Rewari, a recipient of the President's award for her academic achievements at school was abducted by two men while she was on her way to coaching classes.
Police said the girl, a student of Class 11, died on Saturday under mysterious circumstances in Behbal village. Her family tried to cremate her on Sunday but police intervened after a tip-off.
Four days after a CBSE topper from Haryana’s Rewari district was gang-raped, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the state police on Sunday arrested three persons, including an alleged rapist.
Some people have also been rounded up for questioning in connection with the case, police sources said.
Pankaj, who is an Army personnel posted in Kota, Manish, and Nishu had abducted, drugged and gang-raped the girl on September 12.
The woman alleged that the accused took her to his home and offered her some drink laced with sedatives.