Aligarh hospital’s medical report of the Hathras Dalit woman, who succumbed to an assault by four upper-caste men, did not confirm rape, said superintendent of police (SP) Vikrant Vir on Thursday.
“The medical report from the Aligarh Muslim University Medical College mentions that there were injuries but it does not confirm forced sexual intercourse. They’re waiting for a report of the forensics. As of now, doctors say that they’re not confirming rape,” he said.
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) which was formed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, visited the village and investigated the family members and examined the crime spot on Thursday.
“The three-member team inspected the crime spot. The investigation is on” the Hathras SP said
Hathras district magistrate P Lakshkar said that more than five members are not allowed to gather in Hathras, even media is not be allowed.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced 25 lakh as ex-gratia, a house, and a government job for one of the family members.
The government has also said that the matter will be heard in a fast-track court.
Rahul Gandhi, along with his sister Priyanka and other senior leaders, had left Delhi in the morning to meet the family of the victim. They began marching towards Hathras after their vehicle was stopped near the Yamuna Expressway. The UP Police said Rahul Gandhi has been arrested under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for violation of an order.