Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh):
Even earlier than the outrage over the gang rape-murder case of a Dalit lady in Hathras settled, a six-year-old woman from the district, who was allegedly raped by her relative, died throughout therapy at a hospital in Delhi, police mentioned Tuesday.
The minor was held captive at a relative’s home in Iglas space of Aligarh district and was rescued on September 17, Senior Superintendent of Police Muniraj G mentioned.
“On a grievance by a social organisation police raided the home, which belonged to a relative of the sufferer, discovered the woman and admitted her to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical Faculty hospital the place she was being handled until 4 days in the past,” the SSP informed reporters.
The woman was shifted to Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital after her situation deteriorated and he or she died on Monday.
A medical examination on the woman confirmed rape.
An FIR was registered by police on September 21 on the grievance of the woman’s father, a resident of a village in Hathras district, that he suspected the woman was raped in captivity. Police then arrested the 15-year-old relative who confessed to his crime, the SSP mentioned.
“The boy’s mom, who’s the maternal aunt (mausi) of the sufferer, is reported to be an confederate within the crime and is lacking,” he mentioned.
On Tuesday, the sufferer’s household sat together with her physique on the primary street in Hathras in protest towards the failure of the police to arrest the lady. After persuasion by senior police officers, they agreed to conduct the final rites.
The SSP mentioned the Iglas police station SHO has been suspended for negligence.
He additionally mentioned two police groups have been constituted to hint the lady.
The incident has come to gentle amid a widespread outrage over the dying and alleged gang rape of a Dalit lady in Hathras by 4 “higher caste” males and the Uttar Pradesh administration’s response to the incident.
The lady’s household alleged the physique was burnt at evening with out their approval, however the native police mentioned the cremation was accomplished “as per the needs of the household”. Citing an FSL report, the Hathras police additionally claimed that the lady was not raped.
The UP authorities has requested the Centre to order a CBI probe into the incident as “faux narratives have been being unfold concerning the case with political motives”. On Tuesday, it informed the Supreme Court docket the CBI probe could also be performed underneath its supervision.