Hathras Gang Rape and Murder Case: Supreme Court asks UP government about witness protection.

Supreme Court heard the petition seeking a probe by CBI or was it in the gang rape and murder case of a 19 year old Dalit women.

On September 14, she was abducted and gang raped by 4 upper-caste men who after raping her, tortured her, by breaking her bones and cutting off her tongue. Which later was the reason of her death, later she was cremated without her parents consent. The plea was made in order to get justice to the victim, as the police did not perform it’s duties and was trying to provide a shield to accused.

Gang rape case in UP a bench of Chief Justice S A bobde, A S Bopanna and V. Subramanium asked the UP government to file witness protection plan and asks the parties to put forth the suggestion as to the scope of Allahabad High Court proceedings and how the court can make them more relevant.

The Court also said that “The gang-rape and murder of a Dalit woman was a horrible and extraordinary incident”.

The court listed the case for further hearing next week.

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