A number of safety measures that embody 5 closed-circuit tv or CCTV cameras and police guards have been organized for the safety of the household of the 20-year-old girl whose alleged gang rape, torture and subsequent police cremation in absence of her household have triggered outrage throughout the nation. The safety preparations come a day after nudge from the Supreme Courtroom, which has requested the Yogi Adityanath authorities concerning the measures to guard the household and the witnesses within the case.
A go to to the lady’s home at the moment revealed that the native administration has put in a safety gate, the place all guests are being scanned. The guests have to supply id particulars earlier than they’re allowed entry.
The federal government has allotted two police constables for the safety of every member of her household.
A Head Constable, 4 constables and two girl constables have been stationed on the entrance of the home. The same variety of police personnel have been deployed on the entrance of the village as properly.
A hearth engine with hearth officers has additionally been stationed on the village.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Courtroom issued discover to the Uttar Pradesh authorities, questioning what steps have been taken relating to the safety of the household and witnesses following petitions by ladies’s teams.
The petitions sought an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation or a Particular Investigation Group headed by a retired decide. Calling for a “truthful” investigation, the petition additionally pointed to the function of the state police, which has come underneath hearth for its alleged laxity in dealing with of the case, its secretive 2.30 am cremation of the physique and face-offs with opposition leaders who tried to go to the household.
The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad Excessive Courtroom has additionally taken an curiosity within the case, and summoned the highest officers of the federal government and the state police.
The courtroom stated the matter is of “immense public significance and public curiosity because it includes allegation of high-handedness by the state authorities, leading to violation of fundamental human and basic rights not solely of the deceased sufferer but additionally her members of the family”.
The lady was handled with “excessive brutality by the perpetrators of the crime and what’s alleged to have occurred thereafter, if true, quantities to perpetuating the distress of the household and rubbing salt of their wounds,” the courtroom stated, pointing to the police transfer to cremate the physique, retaining the members of the family locked up inside the home.