Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Sunday will visit the family of the 19-year-old woman who died after she was allegedly gang raped and brutally assaulted last week. “He is on his way to Hathras and is expected to reach by 12 pm,” a member of the group confirmed to The Indian Express .
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra , who were on Thursday managed to reach the village on Saturday and “She (Priyanka) sat with me, asked me about my daughter, how she died, what happened on September 14…. She asked about her cremation,” the victim’s mother said after the Congress leaders left.
Amid continuous outrage, the Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday into the entire chain of events in the Hathras assault and alleged gangrape case, including her hurried cremation without the family’s presence. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced the CBI probe after going through a report submitted by Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Awanish Kumar Awasthi and Director General of Police H C Awasthy, who visited the victim’s family in their village in Hathras district on Saturday and met local representatives.
Besides this, the government has also suspended three police officers including Hathras Superintendent of Police Vikrant Vir, till now. ( Indian Express )