Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Lakshkar. [Photo/ANI]
Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Lakshkar. [Photo/ANI]

Reports of gang-rape victim's tongue being chopped off false: Hathras DM

ANI | Updated: Sep 29, 2020 15:14 IST


Hathras (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 29 (ANI): Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Lakshkar on Tuesday refuted media reports of Hathras gang-rape victim's tongue being chopped off.

He informed that all the four accused involved in September 14 gang-rape have been arrested.
"All four accused have been arrested. Under the SC/ST Act, her family has been given the financial support of Rs 10 lakh, in total. Reports of her tongue being chopped off are not true," the DM said.
The 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, died this morning at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital. (ANI)

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