Jaipur, March 28 (IANS): Rajasthan police have yet to make an arrest in the minor gang rape case in which five people, including the congressman’s son, are charged.
Meanwhile, the National Commission for Women has urged the Director General of Police (DGP) of Rajasthan to ensure the safety of the family of the 15-year-old rape victim who filed a complaint at Mandawar Police Station at Dausa.
As of late Monday evening, police had yet to make any arrests in the case.
The NCW wrote to Rajasthan DGP ML Lathar which reads: “The commission has requested the safety of the victim and the arrest of all defendants at the earliest. The victim is also to be given counsel. The commission has also ordered the DGP to send detailed information on the measures taken by the Rajasthan police to combat these crimes.The measures taken must be reported to the commission within three days.
Earlier on Sunday, SP Anil Kumar confirmed that the police team had opened an investigation and completed the medical examination of the victim.
The victim’s uncle filed a lawsuit on Friday against five defendants, including the Congressman’s son, for gang rape, extortion and blackmail. Those booked include Vivek Sharma, Netram and Deepak Meena, sons of Congressman Rajgarjh Johari Lal Meena.
Meanwhile, the MP has denied the charges and called it a political plot against him.