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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath orders CBI probe of Hathras incident

Adityanath on Saturday gave orders for a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the Hathras incident of torture and alleged gangrape of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who later died in a Delhi hospital

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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Saturday gave orders for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in Hathras incident of torture and alleged gangrape of a 19 -year-old Dalit woman who later died in a Delhi hospital.

The Chief Minister's Office said that has given orders for probe into the incident.

The state government had earlier ordered a Special Investigation Team probe into the case.

The government also gave directions to suspend SP, DSP, Inspector and some others officials based on the first report of SIT.

Victim's brother had said earlier in the day that the family was not satisfied with the investigation.

The orders for probe came on a day Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi visited the family of the victim in Hathras.

The woman died earlier this week in Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi. All the four accused in the incident have been arrested.

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First Published: Sat, October 03 2020. 21:32 IST
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