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Hathras gangrape – Humanity Shamed yet again

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The Hathras gang-rape assault victim was cremated on the extremely early times of Wednesday by her father in presence of Police and administration. The family has claimed that the police cremated the body with force against their wishes and repeated pleadings. They wished to sit tight for morning for the cremation according to hindu rites. Notwithstanding, since it had just been more than 24 hours since her demise, Police said that the body had begun to decompose.

A money related remuneration of Rs 25 lakh is being given to the family of the victim. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had a telephonic discussion with PM Modi in regards to the occurrence and said that a unique group has been framed to test into the episode. The group will present the report in the next seven days. The person in question, a 19-year-old young lady, had succumbed to her wounds in Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital on 29th September, 2020, a day after she was brought from Aligarh. Hours after the incident, web-based media was overflowing with reports enumerating the ruthlessness submitted against the 19-year-old Hathras assault casualty. Some guaranteed the guilty parties broke her spinal cord, gouged her eyes and chopped her tongue during the fierce assault. In any case, Police said that the clinical reports express that the wounds were dispensed when she was strangled by the culprits. Police said that the underlying clinical report proposes no indication of assault.

Specifying the occurrence, the Hathras police said that at around 10.30 am on September 14, an hour after the episode, the casualty’s sibling arrived at the police headquarters to hold up a grumbling against one Sandeep, who he affirmed attempted to strangulate her sister when she went to the field with his mother to gather fodder. In light of his composed objection police enlisted a FIR on September 14 under IPC areas 307 and ST/SC Act. The authority affirmed that at that point, Satyendra, the young lady’s sibling had recently named one blamed Sandeep behind the supposed wrongdoing.

Since the young lady was gravely injured she was admitted to Aligarh’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, where she began going through therapy. In the interim, police began examining the case and on September 19, Sandeep was captured.

The police said that when the casualty was admitted to the hospital, she was not in the condition to give her statement. The police had to wait and on September 22, a woman official was sent to record the casualty’s announcement.

Fast track underway?

It was at that point, said the police, that the adolescent named the other three charged and expressed that she was assaulted. Following the revelation IPC section 376 D (charges for assault) was remembered for the FIR, affirmed the Hathras police official. In light of the information given by the casualty the police captured the second accused Luvkush on September 23. The third culprit Ravi was captured on September 25 and the fourth specifically Ramu was captured on September 26. Every one of the four blamed have been sent to prison. The official included that the case will be attempted by a most optimized plan of attack court.

The authority said that on September 28 the casualty was moved to Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital, where she succumbed to the wounds on September 29 (Tuesday) morning.

Hathras police deny online media reports of violence

After the death of the victim, IPC section 302 (murder) has likewise been conjured, as per the police, encouraging that under the SC/ST Act, the casualty’s family has been given financial pay of Rs 25 lakh. Dissipating the news which has been doing the rounds via web-based media, the police said that the young lady’s tongue was not cut off by the culprits. At the point when she was strangled her tongue divided her teeth and that is the manner by which it got harmed. IG Piyush Mordiya said that during the clinical assessment of the person in question, there were no indications of rape. He assisted that as proposed by the specialists, the details have been sent to the legal science lab in Agra for additional assessment. The consequences of which are normal any time before long affirmed the IG.

The occurrence

In what transpired on September 14, the casualty had gone to the field to gather feed when a group of men assaulted her from behind. The adolescent was hauled by a dupatta around her neck, which most likely influenced the spinal wounds, to a field where she was supposedly raped. The accused, who was caught by the police on Saturday, had attempted to strangulate her to death as she tried to fight them back. All the while, she had bit her tongue and hence the severe bleeding on it, police had said.

The station house official (SHO) of Chandpa police headquarters in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras area, under whose locale a 19-year-old Dalit lady was severely assaulted almost a fortnight back, has been moved to the region police lines for his “inability to quickly act” looking into the issue. The body of the victim was brought to the town after the postmortem where she was later cremated.

Mystery shrouds this case as to whether there was occurrence of rape and brutality or not is to be seen. It however is true that the worst has happened to the girl and we will witness a lot in the coming days. After such brutality what was the need by the police to cremate the body of the victim at night without a proper cremation by the family of the victim is the question in the minds of the people of the nation and the question is only going to grow as we see days go by. Where are we even headed?

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Written by Ojasvi Taak

His name is Ojasvi Taak, currently pursuing law in his final year of the B.A.LL.B (H) integrated course. He wants to write and is inclined towards journalism and studies law to gain an insight of what makes the world, the way it is.

 

He is a product of multilingual north indian cultures and believes in not restricting oneself in one colour. An avid reader of indian history and philosophy, always tries to make sense of what was and what is. He thinks he can create art in the form of sketches and painting. He is always open to expand his horizons and is also a lover of travel. He wants to use his voice to make people aware about their rights.

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