Digital Desk, New Delhi. The Supreme Court will give its verdict on Tuesday in the case of alleged gang rape and death in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. The Supreme Court will decide whether the CBI will supervise the investigation or the High Court. The court will also decide on the issue of transferring the trial of the case from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi. Also, the Supreme Court will decide that the security provided to the victim’s family will also be decided. A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde along with judges AS Bopanna and V. Ramasubramaniam will pass the order at 12 noon.
In a previous hearing on October 15, the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police had welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to appoint any agency for the protection of the family of the Hathras victim, but at the same time he said that this would impose fairness on the state police There should be no heat.
The SC reserved its order after a detailed hearing on the case
Senior advocate Harish Salve, appearing for the DGP, told a bench headed by Chief Justice Bobde that this court can depute any agency for the protection of the family, but this should not affect the fairness of the state police. . We are not opposed to anything. Salve insisted that nothing should happen that tarnished the image of the Uttar Pradesh police. The top court reserved its order after a detailed hearing on the case.
Demand to hand over security of victim family to CRPF
Salve’s response came on the pleas made by senior advocate Indira Jaisingh, representing an intervenor, who had urged the apex court to hand over the security of the victim’s family to the CRPF and withdraw it from the Uttar Pradesh police. He cited the Unnao case, where the rape victim was provided protection, but suffered extensive injuries in a road accident.
Advocate of UP government opposes NGO intervention
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Uttar Pradesh government, strongly opposed the intervention petition filed by Teesta Setalvad’s NGO in the case. He said that in the name of justice this NGO collected money in the past and misappropriated it. The court should not allow them to collect money.
On September 14, 19-year-old girl was punished in Hathras
Let me tell you that on September 14, a 19-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped by four youths in a village in Hathras district. Several days later, during treatment at a government hospital in Delhi, the victim succumbed. The administration had cremated her overnight near the victim’s house on 30 September.
Police cremated the victim without family
The victim’s family had alleged that the local police conducted the last rites without asking for their wishes. Did not even see the dead body. At the same time, police say that the last rites were performed according to the wishes of the family.
Yogi government handed over investigation of case to CBI
The Yogi Adityanath government had earlier submitted an inquiry into the case to the SIT. Later the state government recommended a probe by the CBI into the case. Now on Tuesday, the Supreme Court will give its verdict on many aspects.