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Unnao gangrape: HC seeks UP govt's stand

Press Trust of India  |  Allahabad 

The today sought the government's stand on the gangrape case allegedly involving a BJP MLA and details of action taken.

A bench of D B Bhosale and Justice Suneet Kumar, taking cognisance of the gangrape case in on a letter to the court by detailing the incident, slated the matter for next hearing on April 12.

It sought the state government's stand on the case and also asked the general or one of the additional advocates general to remain present during the course of hearing to apprise the court about the case and action being taken.

The court also ordered that the body of the victim's father should not be cremated, if not done so. The body was, however, cremated yesterday.

The man had died on Monday in custody after his 18-year-old daughter had accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, his brother and his aides of raping her.

Chaturvedi demanded fair investigation in the heinous crime and also on the death of the victim's father.

The police had yesterday arrested in connection with the gangrape of the woman and the custodial death of her father.

The will also hear next week a plea for CBI probe into the gangrape case.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 19:20 IST