Hathras Gangrape case: SP and 5 other police officials suspended; received victim’s sample after 11 days: FSL
Lucknow: The BJP led government in Uttar Pradesh on Friday night suspended Five police officers, including the Superintendent of Police, in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras region in the midst of developing cross country shock over the death of 20-year-old dalit girl who was allegedly raped by a group of men from a so-called “upper caste” community.
An underlying report by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) examining the occurrence brought for their suspension over claims of mismanagement.
The investigators have additionally requested a narco test, otherwise called lie-ditactor tests, of everyone involved including the arrested suspects and the family of the victim.
Criticism mounted after the woman’s family said her body was cremated by police without their consent, an allegation officials have continued to deny.
In a recent development, The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Agra received 13 samples, including clothes, nail clippings, hair, vaginal and anal swabs of the 19-year-old Hathras victim on September 25 – 11 days after she was allegedly gangraped.
According to the FSL report, 13 exhibits were presented to the team — nail clippings, hair, vaginal swab stick, endocervical swab stick, perineal swab stick, anal swab stick, blood sample, control swab stick, two salwar, a torn kurta, a dupatta, and underwear.
According to the report, human blood was found on the vaginal, endocervical, perineal and anal swabs as well as on the clothes. No blood was detected in nail clippings, hair, and the control swab stick, it stated.
Meanwhile, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday, PTI reported. The girl was rescued on Friday morning and the accused was arrested, an official said. The girl was allegedly kidnapped on Wednesday and raped, the SHO said. On the complaint of the victim’s father a case was registered, he added.
The 20-year-elderly girl, who was assaulted on September 14 out of a field close to her home in Hathras, passed on Tuesday. Her body was quickly incinerated at 2:30 am by the police in a clear exertion to thwart long-drawn demonstrations.
In any case, fights erupted in numerous urban areas the nation over remembering one for Delhi on Friday that was gone to by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Chandrashekar Azad, head of the Bhim Army which speaks to individuals from the Dalit people group, to which the lady belonged.
The police action for the situation, remembering the stealthy incineration and the checks for the town to impede the media and government officials, has been especially condemned.
Taking up the issue all alone, the Allahabad High Court has conveyed request to top Uttar Pradesh authorities.
While the family state the lady died as the aftereffect of a merciless rape, senior state cop Prashant Kumar on Thursday said the lady passed on because of a neck injury. No sperm was found in her criminological examples, said Mr Kumar.
The decision BJP has denounced resistance groups, including the Congress which has assumed a key part in the fights of attempting to politicize the issue, and assured that the group of the casualty will get justice.
Confronting searing analysis and calls for acquiescence in the wake of a few such incidents in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said those who even consider hurting a lady’s confidence will confront complete annihilation.