Woman lauds police for timely assistance after being stranded near Shadnagar at night
Home Minister Anil Deshmukh visited the family members of the victims and promised strict action.
The alleged incident occurred in May and it came to the knowledge of the district judge after a period of five months.
Other probe agencies are scanning the alleged role of four arrested PFI members in gathering funds for inciting caste, communal conflicts
Chaudhary Ajit Singh-led RLD leader Yogesh Nauhar said hundreds of party workers along with the residents of various villages in the district blocked the road for several hours.
BJP MP Rajvir Singh Diler said he had gone to meet the Aligarh Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), but on finding that the officer was down with COVID-19 he did not meet him.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has asked the government to register FIRs against the Hathras DM and the now-suspended SP.
With the incident grabbing headlines in the media, dominating discourse on social media and protests threatening to go out of hand, the UP government changed tack on Saturday, ordering a CBI probe.
The senior Congress leaders were booked on Thursday by UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar police under sections of IPC as well as Epidemic Diseases Act.
Kejriwal said the victim was not only inhumanly treated, raped and killed by the savages, she and her family were also "wrongly" treated by the ruling dispensation in UP.
TMC slams 'jungle raj' in UP after Derek O'Brien, delegation stopped from meeting Hathras victim's family
The BJP unit of West Bengal, however, asked the TMC to stop "politicising the death" and take a look at its own track record when it came to tackling crimes against women.
The two leaders were detained by UP police in Greater Noida on Thursday, when they insisted on marching to Hathras to meet the family of a Dalit gang-rape victim
'I'm not being allowed to meet the family as the admin says it'll affect law & order,' said Seema Kushwaha who has been contacted by the kin of Hathras gang-rape victim to be their counsel.
Hathras gang rape: Police peddle no-rape theory, cite lab report on samples lifted over a week after assault
Appalled experts describe spin doctoring by police as extremely irresponsible, erroneous; question delay in the victim’s medical exam.
In Balrampur, a 22-year-old woman, who was allegedly gang-raped, died on the way to the hospital on Wednesday.