Hathras victim’s kin appear before HC; next hearing on Nov 2
    Date :13-Oct-2020

Family members of the Hat
 Family members of the Hathras victim arrive to appear in
High Court in Lucknow on Monday. (PTI)
 
 
LUCKNOW :
 
FAMILY members of the 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after allegedly being raped by four upper caste men in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras appeared before the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court, which fixed November 2 as the next date of hearing.
 
They were heard by the Bench of Justices Pankaj Mithal and Rajan Roy on Monday. The UP Additional Chief Secretary; DGP; and the ADG (Law and Order) also deposed before the court, along with the Hathras DM and SP. The DM told the court that the decision to cremate the body in the night was taken due to the law and order considerations and there was no pressure from the State authorities.
 
Additional Advocate General V K Shahi, who represented the State authorities in the court, said the next date of hearing has been fixed for November 2. The woman’s father, mother and three brothers was brought to the court amid tight security from Hathras earlier in the day.