'Rapes part of society', says Haryana cop; draws flak
A Haryana Police officer on Wednesday made a highly insensitive remark on rapes in the state. The cop's insensitive remark comes at a time when there have been four major rape cases in Haryana in the last four days.
ADGP Ambala Range, RC Mishra, told news agency ANI that rapes "have been taking place for a long time", and said that they were part of society.
"It's part of society. Such incidents have been taking place since forever. Role of police is to probe, nab criminal and prove things. We're leaving no stone unturned to do that. We must work to stop such incidents from recurring," Mishra said.
The BJP-led government in Haryana has drawn flak from all quarters over the law and order situation in the state. Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday met the Governor seeking dismissal of Manohar Lal Khattar-led Government over an increase in the number of rape cases in the state.
Khattar, on his part, said that incidents of rape in the state were sad and deplorable. He assured speedy investigation and strict action against the perpetrators.
Meanwhile, one of the suspected accused in Jind rape and murder case was found dead in Kurukshetra on Wednesday as two SITs were constituted to trace the culprits and to investigate the case.
Gruesome cases of rape that shook Haryana in last four days:
The body of a 15-year-old girl with her private parts mutilated and liver ruptured was found near Budhakhera village in Haryana's Jind district.
Four men allegedly raped a 22-year old woman inside a moving vehicle in Faridabad's Sector 16 on Saturday, 13 January.
Two neighbours allegedly gang-raped and murdered an 11-year-old in Panipat, also committing necrophilia soon after.