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What A Beastly Act: Hathras Rape Is A Challenge To Humanity


A 20-year-woman, gang-raped and tormented by four men in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras fourteen days back, kicked the bucket at Safdarajang hospital in Delhi. The lady had suffered multiple fractures, paralysis and a deep gash in her tongue in the brutal attack compared by numerous individuals with the 2012 Nirbhaya assault.

Wounds to her neck had left her paralysed and struggling to breathe, said doctor. She bit her tongue when her assailants were attempting to choke her.

The victim was cremated by cops the last night, purportedly as her family and family members were locked up their homes. The visuals shows the family contending with cops, female family members hurling themselves on the hood of the vehicle conveying the body and mother sobbing vulnerably as cops demand taking her girl directly to incineration, without permitting a last look.

“We have recordings of relatives present there. I will be glad to impart to media. We played out the incineration after the family’s assent. A few individuals from the family were available at the incineration. The media reports are false,”  District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar said today.

“My daughter was lying naked with her tongue protruding from her mouth. Her eyes were bulging out and she was bleeding from her mouth, her neck and there was blood near her eyes. I also noticed bleeding from her vagina. I quickly covered her with the pallu of my saree, and started screaming,” she recalled.

Disputing news reports that Asha’s tongue had been cut off, her mother said when the assaulters strangulated her, her tongue would have protruded out and she would have bitten it hard. Hearing the mother’s screams, a few children gathered around. She asked them to inform Asha’s brother, and get some water. Some of the children fetched water in a polyethylene bag which she sprinkled on Asha.

“Nobody listened to us there,” her brother complained. “The police kept saying, ‘Just take her from here. She’s being dramatic and lying here. Do you want to trap us?” At that time, Asha, who was slipping in and out of consciousness, had not explicitly mentioned sexual assault or named the other three accused. Her brother narrated that she had been assaulted with the intention to murder, and the police filed an FIR against Sandeep, booking him for attempt to murder, as well as under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act.

“I had found her naked and she was bleeding from her vagina. At the time I thought that if I mentioned it, my daughter would not be able to live with dignity for the JNM College and Hospital, said due to spinal cord damage, Asha was suffering from quadriplegia, meaning complete paralysis in all four limbs. And the injuries on her neck, he added, were causing her “breathing problems”.

Thirteen days after Asha had been admitted to the hospital, Siddiqui said they were yet to confirm if sexual assault had taken place.

“The girl is serious but we cannot confirm sexual assault as of yet,” he told Newslaundry. “A sealed report from our end has been sent to the district administration.” Asked why the hospital had been unable to confirm sexual assault or injuries to Asha’s private parts even after two weeks, Vir merely said her samples had been collected, sent for testing and the report was awaited. “She is receiving the best medical care free of cost. “

Crime against women expanded 7.3 percent from 2018 to 2019, and wrongdoings against Scheduled Castes likewise went up 7.3 percent in a similar period, as indicated by the yearly National Crime Record Bureau’s “Crime in India” 2019 report delivered on Tuesday.

In terms of numbers, Uttar Pradesh reported the highest number of cases in both the categories mentioned above.

UP revealed the highest number of crime against women (59,853), representing 14.7 percent of such cases the nation over.

UP likewise had the most noteworthy number of crime against girl children under the POCSO Act with 7,444 cases. UP had the most noteworthy number of share cases (2,410), at a pace of 2.2 (per lakh populace). UP detailed the highest cases against Scheduled Castes – 11,829 cases, representing 25.8 percent of the cases the nation over.

Mr Rahul Gandhi tweeted that it was a “despicable move of the UP government to supress Dalits and show them their ‘place’ in the general public”.

The caste angle in the case has been featured over and over, first with a dissent outside the Delhi hospital where she was conceded by Chandrashekar Azad’s Bhim army. The stun and shock additionally discovered voice in social media, with many tweeting that the lady and her family has been “mistreated by the whole framework”. Others drew matches with the awful gangrape and torment of the 23-year-old medical understudy in Delhi named Nirbhaya.

News on her demise prompted fights outside the hospital with the Bhim Army of Chandrashekhar Azad “Raavan” obstructing streets for quite a long time and dissidents reciting “hang the attackers”. Social media, there has been an overflowing of anguish and outrage from lawmakers, famous people and others.

Every one of the four aggressors, upper caste men from the lady’s town, are in prison. They will currently additionally be accused of homicide.

The lady was assaulted on September 14 at her town in Hathras, around 200 km from Delhi. In her statement to the police, she said she was hauled by her dupatta into the fields from a spot where she had been cutting grass with her mom and sibling.

“My mom, sister and senior sibling had gone to a field to get some grass. My sibling returned home before with a huge heap of grass, while my mom and sister kept on cutting them. The ladies were somewhat a long way from one another. Four-five people came from behind, threw my sister’s dupatta around her neck and dragged her inside the bajra field,” the woman’s brother told NDTV.

At the point when the family looked, they discovered her in the fields, exposed and seeping, with terrible wounds. “My mom concealed her and we went to the police and lay her down there. Three bones on her neck were broken, he said.

“They had assaulted her. The police didn’t help us at first… they didn’t make fast move. They acted simply following four-five days,” he stated, blaming the police for responding simply after open shock.

UP’s decision BJP has been accused by the Congress, Samajwadi Party and the Aam Aadmi Party. “The Hathras assault involves disgrace for the country,” said Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi.

Congress pioneer Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted, focusing UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath: “You are responsible for the safety of women in UP”.

Reacting to the analysis, UP serve Siddharth Nath Singh stated: “The occurrence is very disheartening. Our administration remains with the victim’s family. Examination began promptly and four blamed have been captured. Exacting move will be made. The law will follow through to its logical end.”

A three-member SIT has been comprised by Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath ji to explore the occurrence of Hathras in which Chairman Secretary Home Shri Bhagwan Swaroop and Shri Chandraprakash, Deputy Inspector General of Police and Mrs Poonam, Commander in Chief, PAC, Agra will be the individuals. SIT will present its report in multi day.

PM Narendra Modi has coordinated that strictest move ought to be made against the guilty parties engaged with Hathras assault episode, Uttar Pradesh boss priest Yogi Adityanath said.

“PM Narendra Modi Ji addressed me over Hathras occurrence and he said that strictest move be made against the offenders,” Yogi Adityanath tweeted.

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