Hathras: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday, directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the Hathras gang-rape and murder case.
मुख्यमंत्री श्री @myogiadityanath जी ने सम्पूर्ण हाथरस प्रकरण की जांच सीबीआई से कराए जाने के आदेश दिए हैं।
— CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) October 3, 2020
The development comes as Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met the family of the victim, declaring they will fight for justice.
“The family couldn’t see their daughter for the one last time. UP CM Yogi Adityanath should understand his responsibility. Till the time justice is delivered, we’ll continue this fight,” Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi Vadra told reporters after meeting the family.
This was the Congress leaders’ second attempt to visit the victim’s home.
A 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras district was brutally gang-raped and murdered by four upper caste men. She succumbed to her injuries on Friday.