Jat stir: Report confirms mass rape in Murthal

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Chandigarh, June 1: The Prakash Singh committee appointed to probe the violence during Jat agitation in February this year, sumitted its report to Punjab and Haryana High Court.

The report submitted by the committtee confirmed the mass rape during the agitation in Murthal.

Mass rape confirmed in Murthal

Several women were raped in Murthal in Haryana on February 22 during the agitation by Jats. The rapes were also confirmed by the dhaba owners there, the court was informed on Monday, reported the NDTV.

The victims were offered clothes and blankets at dhaba. People at dhaba also helped them reach back their home.

At least 30 people were killed and over 320 injured in the nine-day long Jat agitation for reservation.

The reports emerged earlier, some 30-odd people attacked commuters, set their vehicles ablaze, dragged women out who couldn't escape and raped them.

Read More: Jat stir: Torn ladies' undergarments seen near Murthal road

Initially Haryana government denied such reports. The Haryana Police also dismissed the report and said that 'this is just a rumour' but eyewitnesses have a different story to tell. 

Torn dresses of women, including jeans and inner-wears, were found on the site.

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