Hathras Gangrape Case Hearing Adjourned Till November 2, Family Demands CBI Reports To Be Kept Confidential

The victim's family has demanded that reports of CBI investigation be kept confidential and that the case is transferred out of UP.

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The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has adjourned the hearing of the Hathras gangrape case until November 2. Moreover, the deceased rape survivor's family has put three demands before the court during the hearing. The first hearing of the case was held on Monday, October 12, 2020 when the family was summoned to the High Court.

As per the reports by ANI, the lawyer of the deceased survivor's family, Seema Kushwaha said, "The victim's family has demanded that reports of CBI be kept confidential. We had also prayed that the case be transferred out of UP. The third demand is that the family be provided security until the case completely concludes."

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After a nation-wide outrage on the Hathras gangrape case, the court took cognisance of the case on October 1, 2020. In the first hearing, the family of the deceased survivor were summoned, and the family members including mother, father and three brothers arrived at the court with tight security arrangement. The court also summoned the UP police officials including UP additional chief secretary, state police chief and additional director general of police. Additional Chief Secretary (Home Dept) Awanish K Awasthi, DGP HC Awasthy, Hathras DM and SP were reportedly present in the court. They were asked to submit the latest developments and reports in the investigation of the Hathras gangrape case.

Apart from this, on the recommendation of the Yogi Adityanath-led government, the CBI has also registered a case and started its investigation. On Sunday, October 11, 2020, the federal investigation team reached Hathras to conduct the investigation. They reportedly demanded the local administration to submit documents related to the case.

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On September 14, a 19-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped by four upper-caste men. She was taken to the hospital and later shifted to Delhi for further treatment, where she succumbed to the injuries and died after two weeks. Following her death, the Dalit woman's family allege that the UP police "forcibly" cremated her body during the night, against their wishes.

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