Morni gang rape case, HC summons Haryana DGP over flaws in investigation

Last Updated: Feb 22 2019 19:07
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In the infamous Morni Gang rape case in which it was alleged that the victim was raped by 40 persons, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has summoned the Haryana DGP. The HC has called up Haryana DGP over the flaws in the investigation. It shall be noted that earlier as well, HC had summoned Haryana DGP Baljit Singh Sandhu for an explanation on the alleged flaws in the investigation into Morni gang rape case.

DGP has been asked to remain present in the court on March 13 along with an affidavit regarding the alleged flaws. An accused in the case has alleged that police did not follow the legal procedure in his identification. A single bench of the High Court passed the order while hearing a petition for regular bail of one of the accused in the case. The victim in the case had been allegedly raped by a number of men during her captivity at a guest house in Morni hills in July 2018. At least 11 accused, including the husband of the victim, have been arrested after the registration of the case under various charges.