The CBI will take investigate the alleged gang rape and murder of a 20-year-old Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras district by a group of so-called “upper caste” men, taking over the case that has triggered a nationwide outcry.
The woman, who was allegedly attacked on Sept 14 in a field near her home died two weeks later. The incident sparked nationwide protests.
While the family say the woman died as the result of a brutal sexual assault, the state police has contended that the woman died due to a neck injury, saying no sperm was found in her forensic samples
Report by PTI
Reported on – 10-October-2020