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Agra cops perform last rites of rape victim after body remains unclaimed

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In a commendable act, Agra Police officers ensured a dignified funeral and performed the last rites of the unclaimed body of a rape victim here on Friday.

The last rites were performed as per Hindu rituals and a 'Bhoj' was also organised by the police officers, according to a video that has surfaced.

"A few days ago, a rape victim had died at a hospital in Agra. When no one claimed the body of the victim. Police took the responsibility and performed the last rites after a post mortem was conducted," Superintendent of Police (SP) Botre Rohan Pramod told reporters on Friday.

He said that the officers were commended by senior officials for the act.

"This is a commendable act. These actions act as a bridge between police and the public," Pramod said.

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First Published: Sat, January 11 2020. 06:13 IST