Hathras Victim Backs No Rape Claim On Forensic Report But Doubts Remain
A forensic report on the younger Dalit lady from Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras, who died days after being assaulted by a gaggle of males, says there have been “no indicators suggestive of intercourse”, backing the state police’s model that she was not raped or gang raped.
The ultimate report of the FSL (Forensic Science Laboratory) in Agra says the samples didn’t include sperm. Nonetheless, specialists query the report as it’s primarily based on samples collected 11 days after the assault.
The Uttar Pradesh police had claimed final Thursday that the forensic report of the 20-year-old lady’s viscera had established that she was not raped or gang raped. “The autopsy report says the sufferer died on account of her neck damage. FSL report hasn’t discovered sperm in samples, making it clear that some individuals twisted the matter to stir caste-based pressure. Such individuals will likely be recognized and authorized motion will likely be taken,” Prashant Kumar, a senior UP police officer, had mentioned.
The lady’s samples have been despatched to the forensic lab in Agra 11 days after incident and specialists level that sperms wouldn’t be current by that point.
Her samples have been collected on September 22 at a hospital in Aligarh and despatched to the Forensic Science Laboratory in Agra three day later, on September 25, in line with the forensic report.
The lady had been assaulted by 4 males from the so-called higher caste neighborhood from her village on September 14. She was discovered by her household within the fields, bare, bleeding, with a number of fractures and a gash in her tongue. The police claimed her tongue was minimize as a result of she bit it whereas her attackers have been attempting to strangle her.
The UP police, going through allegations of lapses in dealing with the girl’s grievance, has been accused of being invested in proving that there was no gang rape, that the girl and her household had lied. The household alleges that they’ve been threatened and intimidated by the administration.
Amid nationwide outrage and opposition assaults, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath final week suspended three cops and handed over the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The brand new Superintendent of Police of Hathras mentioned safety preparations have been made for the girl’s household, after Bhim Military chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who met household on Sunday, mentioned they have been feeling unsafe and that they needed to maneuver out of the village. “All crucial steps have been taken by the police in reference to the safety of this household. PAC personnel are tenting 24 hours outdoors their residence. The sufferer’s brother is being protected by two safety personnel 24 hours. Enough variety of police personnel has been posted within the village. They’re on obligation 24 hours. As a result of there are girls within the household, two women-sub inspectors and 6 girls constables have been posted close to the house.” Police officer Vineet Jaiswal mentioned.
Yogi Adityanath’s authorities has been going through big criticism over the case for the reason that lady’s dying final Tuesday. The UP police transfer to shift the physique from a Delhi hospital disregarding her grief stricken household’s appeals, has performed out on nationwide media. A 2:30 am cremation by cops within the absence of any member of the family of the girl was broadly reported and has provoked shock and outrage.