Hathras Horror: Top Police Officials Suspended, Govt Orders Narco Test of Cops and Victim’sFamily

The role of DM and the Police officials of Hathras raised questions as the body of the victim was allegedly cremated at 3 AM without the consent of the family.


Hathras| As the outrage mounted over the death of a 20-year old Dalit woman in UP’s Hathras after alleged brutal gangrape by upper-caste men, the Yogi Adityanath govt suspended top police officials. Springing in action, the UP govt has suspended SP Vikrant Vir, CO and Inspector of the district with immediate effect.

Apart from these officials, some other police personnel have also been suspended. The sword of action is hanging on DM Praveen Kumar Laxkar. Along with this, Vineet Jaiswal, SP of Shamli has been given the responsibility as Hathras SP. As per reports, the Yogi Govt was very upset with the way the case was handled by the police and district administration.

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The role of DM and the Police officials of the district raised questions as the body of the victim was allegedly cremated in the dead-of-the-night without the consent of the family. While the police have denied this, the family of the victim has levelled serious allegations of intimidation on the DM. A video of the DM Allegedly threatening the victim’s family on “changing statements” has gone viral on social media. The sister-in-law of the victim had also said that the DM was threatening the father of the victim.

Narco Test of The Family:

Meanwhile, another controversy has erupted as the UP govt has ordered to get a Narco test done of the family members of the victim. As per the press note circulated by UP govt, both the investigating Cops and the family members of the victim are likely to undergo the narco and polygraph test. The test, according to the reports is suggested by the SIT formed by UP CM to probe the matter. However, the family members have said that the DM and SP should undergo the test. The victim’s family has also discarded the SIT Probe and demanded investigation monitored by a Supreme Court judge.

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