Hathras Gangrape Case: Court did not accept rape, acquitted three accused, one life imprisonment

In the Hathras Rape Case, the Special SC-ST Court of Boolgarhi has acquitted 3 accused and convicted one.

Mar 3, 2023 - 10:53
Hathras Gangrape Case: Court did not accept rape, acquitted three accused, one life imprisonment

The SC-ST court has given its verdict on the Hathras Rape Case case on Thursday. The court has acquitted the three accused while giving its verdict in the gangrape case. Whereas, one of the accused has been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. The SC-ST court has given this decision after two and a half years.

In fact, on 14 September 2020, some boys gang-raped a Dalit girl in Hathras. After this, the family admitted the girl to Safdarganj Hospital in Delhi in a bad condition. About 15 days after this incident i.e. on September 29, the victim girl died.

The SC-ST court has given its verdict on Thursday. The court in its judgment has acquitted the accused Lavkush, Ramu and Ravi. At the same time, the court has convicted one of the accused Sandeep. The court has found the accused Sandeep guilty under Section 304 and SC-ST Act.

Mahipal Singh, the lawyer for the victim side, said, "The court has acquitted the three accused. Sandeep has been held guilty under section 304 and SC-ST Act. He has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Why did the court not accept the Hathras gangrape? , It will be known after getting the copy of the judgment. After reading the copy of the judgment, we will appeal in the High Court.

The victim's family is not happy with this decision of the court. The victim's family has spoken of going to the High Court against this decision of the Boolgarhi court. This case was registered on the basis of the statement of the victim. The victim had accused 4 youths. After the allegation, the victim blamed Sandeep, Ramu, Lavkush and Ravi. Together, the strictest action was demanded against them.

After this the Hathras police arrested them. After this incident, many questions were raised about the UP Police. In this case, the police are accused of cremating the girl without informing the victim's family. While the police had claimed on the basis of postmortem that the victim had not been gang-raped.

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