Haryana panchayat's bizarre punishment – 5 shoe slaps for gang-rape accused, victim ordered to leave village

In what can be termed as bizarre, a Haryana panchayat ordered five shoe slaps as punishment for two persons, who were accused of gang-raping a girl in Hisar district.

Last Updated: Dec 31, 2015, 12:18 PM IST
Haryana panchayat's bizarre punishment – 5 shoe slaps for gang-rape accused, victim ordered to leave village
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Hapur: In what can be termed as bizarre, a Haryana panchayat ordered five shoe slaps as punishment for two persons, who were accused of gang-raping a girl in Hisar district.

The ordeal of the victim didn't end here, the panchayat also ordered the alleged rape victim to leave the village.

The girl had lodged a police complaint against the accused, but before the officials could initiate any action, the panchayat ordered the punishment.

In August this year, a young Dalit woman moved the Supreme Court against a Khap Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh for issuing diktat that she and her sister be raped and paraded naked in their village as revenge for their brother’s action of eloping with a married girl from the Jat community.