Horror stories of women in Haryana continue to shock citizens. In a fresh case of horrific crime against women, police in Haryana said that a newly married woman was allegedly gang raped by the relatives of her husband and a tantrik or occultist in Haryana’s Yamunanagar.
In his complaint, the victim’s father said that his daughter was married to a resident of Kurushetra in Haryana on 12 September. Days after her marriage, the father reportedly received a call her in-laws, who said that the newly-wed bride was siuffering from mental illness.
However, upon arriving at the house, the father found the woman lying unconscious. She narrated the entire sequence of events after gaining consciousness. In her conversation, she revealed that she had been repeatedly gang-raped by tantrik and the re,latives of her husband.
“She told us that on the first day of her marriage, the family had called an occultist at home. After administration of some intoxicating substance, she was made to have sexual intercourse with her husband’s elder brother and her sister-in-law’s husband,” news agency PTI quoted the complaint. According to the police complaint, the woman was also forced to engage herself in some activities with the occultist for next three days, during which she was gang raped several times.
The alleged perpetrators of the crime are also accused of having burnt the woman’s clothes after each they raped her each time. The woman’s father also accused his daughter’s mother-in-law and two sister-in-laws of being complicit in the crime.
According to Station House Officer Satya Devi, said the PTI report, a zero FIR was registered and the case was transferred to Yamunanagar Police Station for further investigation.
Ruled by the BJP, Haryana has an appalling record on crimes against women. Not too long ago, a CBSE topper girl was brutally gang-raped by a group of men including an army soldier in the state. The Haryana Police had come under heavy criticism for refusing to register a complaint by the victim’s father.