An Australian NRI and a girl from Delhi were among those allegedly raped during the Jat quota stir in Haryana’s Murthal in February.Earlier, media reports had said that at least 10 women were allegedly raped during the week-long Jat agitation, where 30 people were killed and large-scale violence and destruction of public and private properties took place. According to a report in a leading daily, after three women stated that they were raped during the Jat stir, Haryana Police have added gang-rape charges to the FIR in the case.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The report said that two women sent anonymous letters detailing the rapes, while the lawyer who is assisting the Punjab and Haryana High Court as amicus curiae in the case, has said that he has an audio recording of the third girl from East Delhi.One letter, sent by an Australian NRI, has been circulating on social media. The other, received by the Faridabad police, is from a girl living in a hostel who was allegedly raped while crossing NH-1, the daily reported.
ALSO READ Murthal gangrapes: Eyewitness comes forward; special police team starts probeDays after allegations of rape and molestation during the Jat quota agitation surfaced, a woman had come forward and registered a case of gangrape against seven persons, including her brother-in-law, in connection with the incident.Last month, a report sent by the Haryana government to the Union Home Ministry had rejected the allegation of sexual assaults on women near a ‘dhaba’ in Murthal, but said some women were “harassed”.
ALSO READ No gangrape in Murthal, Haryana government tells CenterThe next court hearing is scheduled on May 4.