Rape of low-case girl leads to protest in Haryana village

December 20th, 2007 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin  

Radaur (Haryana), Dec 20 (ANI): People took to the streets in Haryanas Yamunanagar District on Wednesday demanding police action against a relative of the high-caste village head for his role in the alleged rape of a low-caste girl.

Traffic was held up for hours in Radaur town, as protestors sought the arrest of the brother of the head of Bans Village .

Police had to resort to a baton charge to disperse the agitating mob from the Saharanpur-Kurukshetra Highway .

According to C.S. Rao, Superintendent of Police, Yamunanagar, three Deputy Superintendents of Police, a Sub Divisional Magistrate and other local officials tried to pacify the protestors, but failed.

Several villagers were injured in the clash. (ANI)

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