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Women panel for SIT probe in ‘fake’ rape cases

Women panel for SIT probe in ‘fake’ rape cases

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Sanjay Yadav

Gurugram, October 27

The Haryana State Commission for Women has taken cognisance of the complaint by social activist Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj and written to the DGP and the CM for the formation of a SIT to look into multiple rape cases filed by a woman at different police stations in Gurugram in the past one year.

A thorough probe in the matter should be conducted to see that the provision of laws made for women aren’t misused. Preeti Bhardwaj Dalal, Women panel chairperson

The Tribune had through these columns highlighted the complaint. Interestingly, the same girl had recently filed another rape case at the DLF phase 3 police station.

The social activist and documentary maker Narayan Bhardwaj moved the police against the woman for allegedly honey trapping and looting men by registering fake rape cases.

The accused, as per the complaint, has filed rape cases against seven men, accusing them all of raping her by promising marriage. Out of the seven cases, two have been proved false by police.

In this case, Preeti Bhardwaj Dalal, chairperson, State Commission for Women Haryana, has expressed her concern over this case and requested a thorough investigation in the matter to see that the provision of laws made for women were not misused.

The complainant said the girl had filed seven rape cases against seven different men within one year at different police stations in Gurugram. She has accused a man of rape on promise of marriage despite marrying a man through similar threats in August 2021. Two of her rape cases have been proven false, but she continues to file more rape complaints.

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