‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro
The culmination of four years of exhaustive research on the Budaun teenagers’ deaths, Faleiro's new book, The Good Girls, paints a distressing picture of gendered inequalities in modern India.
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These attitudes have the support of not only society and families, but also the courts themselves.
UP DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi also said that the cause of death of the two teenagers could not be ascertained and that the police is taking the help of forensic experts and looking into all possibilities
Unnao SP Anand Kulkarni said that bodies of the victims have been sent for postmortem and an investigation is underway
'Both her eyes were damaged, but it is yet to be ascertained whether she has completely lost her eyesight,' doctors attending to the girl in Madhubani Sadar Hospital said
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The woman was raped and her husband held hostage by 17 men when the couple was returning from the market on Tuesday night, said reports
The police said that teams have been formed to nab the accused who is absconding while the body of the deceased has been sent for a post-mortem examination
According to police, the girl was earlier allegedly raped by a local resident and was being pressured by the uncle of the accused to withdraw her complaint
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The girls' uncle had alleged that when he was informing the district magistrate about the incident over the phone, a police constable came to him and told him not to speak about this to anyone
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The bodies of the victims with injury marks in the eyes were retrieved from a pond in a village in Asodhar area of Fatehpur district, said the police
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The medical examination of the victim was conducted at the Community Health Centre in Kalyanpur but the report hasn't been received as yet, the police said
Police said the incident took place at a village under the Satrikh police station area in Barabanki and it seemed the victim was strangled
The three accused also blackmailed the girl by threatening to upload her objectionable video online if she resisted their advances, said the police
The court on 1 October had asked the victim's parents to apprise it of their version of the incident and had also ordered the Hathras district administration to arrange for their travel to the court
Among those held is a minor who has been sent to a juvenile home, while the four others were remanded to jail, the police said
The home ministry also said there should be compulsory registration of an FIR in case of a cognisable offence under the CrPC
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The four had raped the woman in front of her husband in an isolated area on the Thanagazi-Alwar bypass on 26 April last year
The MEA said the government was taking both cases extremely seriously, but external agencies should avoid such comments as investigations are still underway