Rohtak rape incident: Women's Commission to demand death penalty

Haryana Women Commission has decided to recommend death penalty for the perpetrators of brutal rape and murder of a mentally challenged Nepalese woman in Rohtak.

ANI| Updated: Feb 09, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

New Delhi: Haryana Women Commission has decided to recommend death penalty for the perpetrators of brutal rape and murder of a mentally challenged Nepalese woman in Rohtak.

Kamlesh Panchal, Chairperson of the commission who visited the victim's family said she would demand exemplary punishment for the perpetrators. Panchal told the family members that the commission has taken note of the issue and will demand that the accused be nabbed at the earliest, tried and hanged.

"The Women Commission demands speedy capital punishment for the culprits because this is a one of the gravest crimes," said Suman Dahiya, member of the Haryana Women Commission

Meanwhile, Police yesterday claimed to have got vital clues in the case. Additional Director General of Police (law and order) Muhammad Akil said the culprits would soon be arrested.

"According to post-mortem and investigation report there is no doubt that a grave crime was committed against her and she was murdered," said Additional director general of police (ADGP), Mohammed Akil.

Earlier, unidentified men had raped the 28-year-old before brutally killing her in the Bahu Akbarpur area of the Rohtak district in Haryana.

The woman's body was reportedly found on Wednesday with key organs missing and with sticks, stones and condoms stuffed into her private parts three days after she went missing.