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Hathras Dalit gang rape: BSP seeks capital punishment for accused

The party also sought the dismissal of police personnel responsible for cremating her in the dead of night.

Published: 01st October 2020 04:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st October 2020 04:41 PM   |  A+A-

Hathras gang rape protests

Police detain protesters of Hathras gang rape case near Uttar Pradesh Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday (Photo | Parveen Negi, EPS)

By PTI

RISHIKESH: The BSP on Thursday demanded capital punishment for the rapists and killers of the Hathras Dalit woman.

The party also sought the dismissal of police personnel responsible for cremating her in the dead of night.

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A BSP delegation led by BSP's Rishikesh senior vice-president, Pankaj Jatav, met SDM Varun Chaudhary and handed a memorandum addressed to the President, demanding the hanging of the perpetrators of the crime.

The party also demanded the dismissal of police personnel responsible for cremating the rape victim in the dead of night, Jatav said.

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