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CBI team quizzes cop in Hathras, visits spot where 19-year-old was gang-raped

Hathras rape: The woman’s parents and two brothers appeared before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Monday in connection with the rape case. They demanded that the high-profile trial be shifted out of the state, said their lawyer Seema Kushwaha.

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Updated: Oct 13, 2020, 13:57 IST

A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers and forensic experts on Tuesday visited the crime spot in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped last month. The brother of the woman accompanied the investigators.

The CBI has registered a case against the prime accused Sandip Singh. He along with three other accused, all from upper caste – are in jail. They were named by the victim before she died on September 29.

The central agency took over the probe following the recommendation of chief minister Yogi Adityanath and a notification from the Centre. The officers have received the documents related to the case.

Before reaching the spot in the victim’s Boolgarhi village, the CBI team visited Chandpa police station under which the village falls and questioned a policeman associated with the case.

The woman’s parents and two brothers appeared before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Monday‚Ķ

Hemendra Chaturvedi | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar

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