Superintendent of Police Naazneen Bhasin, the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Tuesday assured immediate arrest of the remaining accused in the alleged gang rape of a 19-year-old student in Haryana’s Rewari.
“The main accused, Nishu, who has been arrested, is the mastermind of this. Many aspects are being investigated. The scene of the crime is sealed. I assure you we are working at the same pace to arrest the other two accused,” Bhasin told ANI.
The 19-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped after being drugged on Wednesday in Haryana’s Narnaul area. In the FIR registered at Kanina, police have identified three accused- Pankaj, Manish, and Nishu. Pankaj is a defence personnel stationed in Rajasthan.
The three people who were arrested in connection the case were produced before the Civil Court in Kanina on Monday and were sent to five-day police remand. Meanwhile, a mahapanchayat or congregation of panchayats of 25 villages, was held in Haryana’s Kosli town in which a notice was issued that no practising lawyer would help any of the accused in the alleged gang rape of the 19-year-old student.