Decision to cremate Hathras gangrape victim in dead of night taken by local administration: UP DGP Awasthi

Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police HC Awasthi
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Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police HC Awasthi

The determination to cremate the 19-year-old gangrape sufferer within the lifeless night time was taken by native administration i.e., Hathras DM and SP and no order got here from Lucknow relating to the final rites, Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police HC Awasthi mentioned on Saturday. 

However, Awasthi refused to touch upon why the permission was not taken by the sufferer’s household to cremate the physique in lifeless of night time. The Yogi Adityanath authorities and UP Police are going through allegations by the opposition and left events that permission was not sought from the relations of the sufferer of Hathras case earlier than performing her final rites. 

The nationwide outrage towards the gangrape and homicide case of Hathras sufferer intensified after she was cremated in the midst of the night time by the native police. The relations claiming that police ignored their pleas to convey the physique residence one final time.

The 19-year-old Dalit girl was gangraped in a brutal assault on September 14 and after a fortnight she died at Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital. 

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