New Delhi : Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet against the four so-called upper caste men accused in the Hathras case, where in a Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped and murdered. The Uttar Pradesh police had previously claimed the victim had not been gangraped.
However, the CBI has said the victim was gangraped and murdered by the accused. The special report has been filed under the SC ST Atrocities Act; Section 376 D, which pertains to rape; Section 302, which pertains to murder; and Sections 354 and 376 A.
All the four accused have been named in the chargesheet, said lawyer Munna Singh Pundhir, who is representing them. The CBI’s report has been filed in a Special SC-ST court.