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NCP to hold protest tomorrow over Kopardi rape & murder case

Press Trust of India  |  Aurangabad 

leader today said even one year after the Kopardi rape and case, the BJP-led in has failed to shift the trial to a fast-track

"It's one year since the brutal incident of rape and took place in Kopardi, but the state has not made any effort to shift the trial in the case to a fast-track court," he told reporters here in central

The case related to rape and of a 15-year-old girl on July 13 at Kopardi village in Ahmednagar district. Three persons were arrested for the crime.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had given an assurance to move the trial in the case, which had generated much heat across last year, to a fast-track court, but nothing has been done in this regard, he said.

is going to stage state-wide agitation tomorrow to protest "lethargic" approach of the BJP-led over the sensitive issue.

Atrocities against women in the state have increased, but the government has been reduced to just a mute spectator, the former Maharashtra minister said.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 21:32 IST