No specific rape case in Gr Noida villages: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011 - 20:41

New Delhi: There was no confirmation of any
rape in the Greater Noida villages in Uttar Pradesh during
clashes between farmers and police in May, government informed
the Rajya Sabha.

"An inquiry committee constituted by the National
Commission for Women visited the Bhatta Parsaul villages in UP
on 12-05-2011. No specific case of rape has been confirmed by
the Inquiry Committee," Women and Child Welfare Minister
Krishna Tirath said in reply to a written question.

Earlier, some Congress leaders had claimed that women had
been raped by policemen during the clashes over land
acquisition in these villages.

PTI



First Published: Friday, August 12, 2011 - 19:18

comments powered by Disqus