The Haryana State Committee of the CPI(M) has expressed anguish over the failure of the police to apprehend those who perpetrated the “most heinous crime of abduction, rape and murder of a school girl'' in Kurukshetra last week

In press statement released in Rohtak on Wednesday, Committee Secretary Inderjit Singh said that ordinary citizens were compelled to live in utmost fear in the wake of unprecedented spurt in crime all over the State especially during recent months. He asserted that the “mass protest in Kurukshetra against the “gruesome murder of the Dalit school girl'' was enough testimony of the brewing anger amongst the common people against the ‘callous attitude of the police generally and in this case particularly'.