Hatras Case: The Uttar Pradesh Police had claimed that the 19-year-old Dalit woman killed in Hathras allegedly by upper caste men had not been raped, whereas the CBI contradicted to that and filed a chargesheet against the four on charges of gangrape and murder on Friday.
The CBI has named all the four suspect as accused of rape and murder. The four suspect Sandeep, Lavkush, Ravi and Ramu are accused of brutally raping and murdering a Dalit girl in the village. The charge sheet was filed against Sandeep (20), his uncle Ravi (35) and their friends Ramu (26) and Luv Kush (23).
The chargesheet was filed in a court in Hathras under IPC Sections 376 (rape), 376 (D) (gangrape), 302 (murder) and relevant Sections of the SC/ST Act, for assaulting a teenager by the four men on September 14. This teenager died a fortnight later at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi. A post-mortem report attributed her death to cervical spine injury, caused by indirect blunt trauma.
The CBI will take the Hathras victim’s brother to Gujarat for a forensic psychological test and his psychological assessment will be done.
The Yogi government had handed over the Hathras to the CBI for investigation. The CBI was investigating the case for the last two months. Now that the CBI has complete its investigation, the CBI will take the victim’s brother to Gujarat for a forensic psychological test. Here his psychological assessment will be done. In the Hathras incident, an FIR was lodged on behalf of the victim’s brother.
A 19-year-old Dalit girl was brutally assaulted by four upper caste Hindu men, in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras village. She succumbed to injuries at Delhi’s Safdarjang hospital.
The Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court had expressed concern regarding the Hathras case that the government did not take any action against Hathras District Magistrate (DM) Praveen Kumar Laxkar. He had tried to liquidate the case. He did not maintain the impartiality of the investigation while securing his order in the Hathras case.