Jat stir: Har Govt forms panel to receive any rape complaint

A committee of three women police officers, including a DIG, was today set up by the Haryana Government to receive any complaint of rape of women during the Jat quota agitation amid allegations of gangrape in Murthal village in Sonipat district.

Haryana police, meanwhile, put the death toll in the agitation at 30. As many as 13 youths died in Jhajjar, five in Rohtak, eight in Sonipat, two in Jind, one each in Hissar and Kaithal, it said.

The State DGP Y P Singhal said police have not received any rape complaint yet but will act swiftly as and when any case is reported.

Additional Chief Secretary of Haryana P K Das told reporters in Chandigarh that the three-member committee comprises DIG Rajshree Singh, DSP Bharti Dabas and DSP Surinder Kaur.

The State Government has also set up a helpline number — 18001802057 — whereby any person having information about any such incident can share it with the authorities, he said. (AGENCIES)

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