Hathras Rape Case: CM Yogi Adityanath assures victim’s family of stringent action against accused

Hathras Rape Case: A 20-yrs -old woman gang-raped and tortured in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras succumbs to her injury.

Uttar Pradesh, Sept 30-2020: A 20-year-old woman, who died on Tuesday in Delhi two weeks after she was gang-raped and tortured in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras, was cremated by policemen last night, allegedly as her family and relatives were locked up in their homes.

The woman died in Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital yesterday morning. She had suffered multiple fractures, paralysis, and a gash in her tongue in the horrific assault that drew parallels to the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape. But long after her death, her family had to endure a night of unending horror.

Following the horrendous Crime Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today spoke to the father of the Hathras victim via video conferencing. The victim’s father reportedly asked the CM to grant the harshest punishment to the accused. The Uttar Pradesh CM assured him of stringent action against the accused and all possible help to the family.

The CM had also spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today about the Hathras gang rape case. He had constituted a three-member Special Investigative Team (SIT) las week on Wednesday. The SIT will investigate the case and submit the report of the investigation within seven days. The CM has also ordered the case to be tried in a fast-track court.

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Chief Secretary and the DGP of Uttar Pradesh government today in relation to the Hathras gang rape case.

After the body of the victim was cremated today by her father in the presence of the police. The Uttar Pradesh government has given a monetary compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family of the victim. The government has promised another 15 lakh to the family as per government sources. In addition to this, one member from the family of the victim will be given the job of Junior Assistant. Under the State Urban Development Agency (SUDA) scheme, the victim’s family will be allotted a house in Hathras.

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