Rohtak rape-cum-murder most brutal case in my career, says doctor who conducted victim’s post mortem

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Five days after the brutal rape and murder of a 28-year-old mentally challeneged Nepalese women in Rohtak, Harayana have cracked the case as eight youths were on Tuesday arrested while one more accused in the case that has caused outrage and revulsion across the country allegedly committed suicide.

The doctor who conducted victim’s post mortem called it the most brutal case in his entire career.

Haryana Police, which was under attack over its handling of the incident, while announcing the arrests claimed that the case has been “cracked”.

DGP Yashpal Singhal, who visited the crime spot, said that the arrested accused are in their twenties and appear to be criminals.

“The case has been cracked and eight youths out of total nine have been arrested from Gaddikhera village, some 9 kms from Rohtak,” he said, adding that a Nepalese identified as Santosh was among them.

Other accused arrested in the case were identified as Rajesh alias Ghuchadu, Sunil alias Sheela, Sarvar alias Billu, Manbir, Sunil alias Madha, Pawan, Parmod alias Padam, he said.

Rohtak Superintendent of Police Shashank Anand said the ninth accused Sheelkaraam allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous tablets at Bavana falling in NCR region on Rohtak-Delhi border. Police was hot on his trail.

“All the accused had confessed to their involvement in crime,” Singhal claimed.

On the issue of alleged police apathy, the DGP said they swung into action the moment the complaint was lodged and a DSP rank officer is himself working on it.

“If, however, any lapse on the part of police officials is found, action will be taken as per law against them,” the DGP said.