Allahabad HC summons high UP officers in Hathras gang-rape and homicide case : The Tribune India

2020/10 01 20:10

Lucknow, October 1

Upset with the alleged gang-rape and homicide of a 19-year-old Dalit lady in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh and her forcible cremation subsequently, a Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad Excessive Court docket on Thursday summoned high authorities officers to the court docket.

A Bench of Justices Rajan Roy and Jaspreet Singh issued summons to the Uttar Pradesh Extra Chief Secretary, Director Common of Police and Extra Director Common of Police, asking them to be current earlier than the court docket on October 12 to elucidate the case.

Taking suo moto cognisance of the September 14 gang-rape and subsequent loss of life of , the Bench additionally ordered the Hathras District Justice of the Peace and Senior Superintendent of Police to seem earlier than it.

The Bench requested all officers to return ready with all of the related materials and paperwork to apprise the court docket of their variations of the incident.

The court docket, which appeared particularly upset over the police cremating the teenager’s physique in a single day allegedly forcibly in Hathras with out her mother or father’s consent, additionally requested officers to apprise the Bench of the most recent standing of the probe into the alleged gang-rape and homicide case.

The Bench additionally requested the late teen’s mother and father to return to the court docket to apprise it of their model of the incident and ordered the Hathras district administration to rearrange for his or her journey to the court docket. PTI

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