Hathras Horror: Widespread protests erupt across country

Hathras Horror: Widespread protests erupt across country

Sep 30, 2020

“We have talked to the victim`s family members. The last rites of the victim have been performed keeping in view of the peace situation here. Four accused have already been arrested. Police and administration will ensure that the perpetrators of the crime are brought to justice,” said Prem Prakash Meena, Hathras Joint Magistrate.

Hathras Horror: Widespread protests erupt across country

The last rites of the Hathras gang-rape victim were performed at her native place here in the wee hours of Wednesday.

“We have talked to the victim`s family members. The last rites of the victim have been performed keeping in view of the peace situation here. Four accused have already been arrested. Police and administration will ensure that the perpetrators of the crime are brought to justice,” said Prem Prakash Meena, Hathras Joint Magistrate.

However, the family of the 19-year-old Hathras gang-rape victim alleged on Wednesday that the police were forcibly trying to get her body cremated in the middle of the night.

Late night cremation

The last rites of the Hathras gang-rape victim were performed at her native place here in the wee hours of Wednesday. However, the family of the 19-year-old alleged on Wednesday that the police were forcibly trying to get her body cremated in the middle of the night.

Protesters from various organisations raise slogans during a protest against Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath over Hathras gang-rape, near Uttar Pradesh bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday

Police open lathicharge on Uttar Pradesh Youth Congress workers as they hold a protest against the Yogi Adityanath government against the death of Hathras gangrape victim at in front of State Assembly Building, in Lucknow on Wednesday

Police personnel detain activists of AISF during a protest against Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath over Hathras gang-rape, near Uttar Pradesh bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Police personnel detains Congress workers as they shout slogans against Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during a protest over Hathras gang-rape, near Uttar Pradesh Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday

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