Amid Nationwide Outrage, UP CM Yogi Adityanath Orders CBI Probe into Hathras Gang-rape Case

Lucknow: In a major development, the Uttar Pradesh government led by Yogi Adityanath has recommended the CBI investigation into Hathras gang-rape and murder case, the Chief Minister’s office stated on Saturday (October 3).

“Chief Minister @myogiadityanath Ji has ordered the CBI to conduct a probe into the entire Hathras case,” the UP Chief Minister’s office tweeted.

According to OTI report, the family members of the rape victim stated that they want a Supreme Court-monitored inquiry.

The alleged brutal gang-rape, murder and forcible cremation by the police of a 19-year-old girl sparked furious protests and demonstration against the police and the Uttar Pradesh government across the country.

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi along with three other Congress leaders visited Hathras and met the victim’s family members on Saturday

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