UNNAO RAPE CASE
5th rape victim dies in UP since Sept
Uttar Pradesh has recorded the death of rape victim, fifth time now where the victim was allegedly burnt by the perpetrator in Fatehpur, UP. In yet another case, a rape victim had self-immolated outside the police chief ’s office in Unnao earlier this week alleging inaction and is presently struggling for her life in the hospital.
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Responding to a discussion during Zero Hour in the wake of the rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad, Rajnath Singh said he was falling short of words to condemn the heinous crime. "We are ready for discussions in the House so that stringent provisions in laws could be explored to give punishment to those involved in such ghastly incidents," he said.
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As soon as proceedings began, Congress members displayed posters and raised the Hyderabad rape case. They were also joined by members from the DMK and BSP, among others. Noting that the House is also concerned, Speaker Om Birla told members that the matter can be discussed during the Zero Hour and decided to continue with the Question Hour.
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The top court had earlier rejected the pleas of three other convicts in the case — Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Mingh. They all could file mercy pleas as a last resort. While the President formally grants pardon, this power is exercised on the recommendation of the Union Cabinet.
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The 23-year-old paramedic student was brutally gang raped on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 inside a running bus in South Delhi by six persons and severely assaulted before being thrown out on the road. She succumbed to injuries on December 29, 2012 at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.
Uttar Pradesh govt promises to put Unnao case on fast track
Unnao Police told journalists that it had taken steps to protect the relative. The police also said that it had provided protection to the victim’s family members who are with her in Delhi. It has also made security arrangements for the family when they return to their village.
Unnao rape victim died of extensive burn injuries: Postmortem report
The 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday by five people, including two who are accused of raping her. She had suffered 90 per cent burns and was airlifted from Lucknow to the Delhi-based hospital where she died on Friday night.
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Rape, POCSO case probes should be completed in 2 months: Ravi Shankar Prasad to write to CMs, CJs
"I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," Prasad told reporters. Incidents of rape and crimes against women are unfortunate and highly condemnable, Prasad said. "I will also write to the chief justices of all the high courts," he further added.
Fit for fast trial, Unnao rape case hasn’t moved at all
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