The police have booked a priest and two disciples under IPC sections 376-d (gang-rape) and 302 (murder)
Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar will now be the new district magistrate of Mirzapur.
In its report, the agency mentioned lapses on at least four counts, starting with the police not writing down the woman's oral statement.
The findings submitted by the CBI left top Uttar Pradesh Police officials red-faced as they had claimed that no evidence of rape was found in forensic tests.
The victim and Sandeep lived nearby and 'he developed acquaintance with the victim two/three years back which gradually turned into love affair'
The four accused in the alleged gang rape of a 19-year-old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras in September have been charged for gang-rape and murder by a local court, their lawyer said.
'Nothing has changed,' he says, eight years after a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was raped and brutally assaulted in a moving bus in south Delhi
A 19-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped by four men in Hathras on September 14
People's Union for Civil Liberties demand security for the victim's family and social rehabilitation
Siddique Kappan was arrested on October 5 by the UP police while he was on his way to Hathras and hasn't been allowed to meet his lawyers or family since then.
Court seeks immediate action on a month-old plea that falsely reveals the identity of Hathras rape victim.
The bench considered the request of Uttar Pradesh government and asked the Allahabad High Court to delete the victim’s name from one of its orders on a PIL pending there.
The Mahila Congress chief said while Uttar Pradesh beat up media people, Punjab has not tried to hush up this case.
The incident was reported from a village by the girl's father on Thursday after which an FIR was lodged at the local Hathras Junction police station, they said.
The 19-year-old woman, who was assaulted and allegedly raped by four men, was under treatment at the hospital before being referred to Delhi. She died at a Delhi hospital later.
Dr Azeem Malik, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) at Aligarh Muslim University had contradicted police’s claim that the Hathras victim was not raped.
Joint Director Sampat Meena, who had supervised the probe in the Unnao rape case earlier, visited the CBI's Hathras camp office.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi attacked the BJP government over the recently passed farm laws, economic slowdown, atrocities against Dalits and its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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