UP CM Yogi Adityanath forms SIT to investigate Hathras gangrape incident

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday formed a three-member SIT to investigate the Hathras gangrape incident. The team will submit a report within 7 days. Yogi also directed for the trial of the case in a fast-track court.

“Culprits of Hathras gangrape incident will not be spared. An SIT has been formed to investigate the incident, the team will submit a report within the next 7 days. To ensure swift justice, this case will be tried in a fast-track court,” CM Yogi Adityanath said in a tweet.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to me over Hathras incident, he said that strictest of action be taken against the culprits,” Yogi Adityanath said in another tweet.

On Tuesday, the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh’s (UP) Hathras, died at Safdarjung hospital in Delhi. She was referred from Aligarg’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical college to Delhi a day earlier.

The Dalit woman was left paralysed with severe spinal cord injury after she was brutally gang-raped by four men in her village on September 14.