Members of the Delhi Mahila Congress staged a protest at Vijay Chowk right here on Tuesday demanding justice for the Hathras gang-rape sufferer, who died at a hospital this morning, following which they had been detained by police.
Congress Rajya Sabha member P L Punia and former MP Udit Raj additionally joined the protest which was led by Delhi Mahila Congress president Amrita Dhawan.
The protesters had been taken to Mandir Marg police station, a senior police officer stated.
The Delhi Mahila Congress members demanded that the culprits within the Hathras gang rape case be hanged.
Dhawan stated the Mahila Congress members had been attempting to march in the direction of the Rashtrapati Bhavan to demand justice for the sufferer when the police detained them.
Punia and Raj had been additionally detained by the police, she stated.
A complete of 25 males and 11 ladies protesters had been detained and brought to Mandir Marg police station, stated Deepak Yadav, Further Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi).
The sufferer, a 19-year-old Dalit girl, was allegedly raped by 4 males on September 14 in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras when she had gone to the fields along with her mom. The accused tried to strangulate her to loss of life as she resisted their try. Within the course of, the girl bit her tongue and suffered a extreme reduce on it.
She succumbed to her accidents at Safdarjung Hospital within the early hours of Tuesday.
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