Hathras Gang-Rape Case: Strict action should be taken against the culprits, says PM Modi to UP CM
NewsroomPost.com - English|September 30, 2020

Hathras Case: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken on the incident of Hathras and has said that strict action should be taken against the culprits.

The culprits of the unfortunate incident with the girl in Hathras will be punished.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji spoke to me over Hathras incident and he said that strictest action be taken against the culprits,” Yogi Adityanath tweeted. Earlier a three-member Special Investigation Team has been formed to probe the matter.

A special investigation team has been formed to investigate the case. This team will submit its report in the next seven days.

In order to ensure speedy justice, the case will be tried in a fast track court.

हाथरस में बालिका के साथ घटित दुर्भाग्यपूर्ण घटना के दोषी कतई नहीं बचेंगे।

प्रकरण की जांच हेतु विशेष जांच दल का गठन किया गया है। यह दल आगामी सात दिवस में अपनी रिपोर्ट देगा।

त्वरित न्याय सुनिश्चित करने हेतु इस प्रकरण का मुकदमा फास्ट ट्रैक कोर्ट में चलेगा।

— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) September 30, 2020

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday constituted a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe Hathras incident where a 19-year-old was gang-raped, Chief Minister’s Office said.

The SIT comprises Chairman Secretary Home Bhagwan Swaroop and Chandraprakash, Deputy Inspector General of Police and Poonam, Commander in chief, Provincial Armed Constabulary. The CMO informed that SIT will present a report in seven days.

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“A three-member SIT has been constituted by Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath ji to investigate the incident of Hathras in which Chairman Secretary Home Shri Bhagwan Swaroop and Shri Chandraprakash, Deputy Inspector General of Police and Mrs Poonam, Commander in Chief, PAC, Agra will be the members. SIT will submit its report in 7 days,” the CMO tweeted.

He has given strict instructions to prosecute accused in fast track court.

“Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath has given clear instructions to prosecute and effectively advocate in fast track court against accused person in incident of Hathras,” the CMO added.

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The 19-year-old died in Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday, after she was gang-raped in Hathras a fortnight ago. The victim was brought to Safdarjung Hospital on Monday from Aligarh Muslim University Medical College.
Last rites of Hathras gang-rape victim was performed at her native place here in the wee hours of Wednesday.