'Khattar govt must step down'

ANI | Updated: Jan 16, 2018 01:26 IST

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led state government in the wake of multiple rape cases being reported in the state.

Hooda citing lapse in women security asked the government to step down.

"Whatever is happening in Haryana, is unfortunate and a serious matter to discuss on. The law and order is just out of control of the BJP led-government in the state. Incidents which happened in Jind, Faridabad, Panipat and Binjalpur are really very shameful. I think the government must resign on moral grounds," Hooda told ANI.

"These incidents prove that there is no government here. Every single individual is feeling unsafe and unsecure. We have become the leading state in crime. Related to all these matters we will meet the Haryana governor on January 17 over the deteriorating scenario in the state," he added.

Demanding tough punishment for the guilty, he said, "This government has failed on all fronts. Women safety is highly required. Students are not safe at schools like you all can see in Gurugram murder case."

Hooda's statement after multiple rape cases were recorded in the state.

First incident where, a 50-year-old man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Haryana's Pinjore. The man allegedly mutilated the private parts of the minor by inserting a wooden object.

The second horrific incident came into light after, a body of a minor girl was found on Sunday in which two people were arrested for killing and gang-raping the victim in Panipat. The accused later committed necrophilia after murdering the girl.

Lastly, a 22-year-old woman was gang-raped in a moving car by three men in Faridabad the same day. (ANI)

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