Hathras case: What SC said; 4 people with ‘PFI link’ arrested l Latest updates
The Supreme Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to inform it about the steps taken to ensure security of the family of the victims and the witnesses in the case. The Yogi Adityanath government alleged that a conspiracy was underway to defame it on social media. The Uttar Pradesh government also said that the hurried cremation of the victim's body was done because of intelligence reports warning of possible large scale violence. Meanwhile, the UP police also arrested four people with alleged links to PFI this morning while they were on their way to Hathras. However, the Kerala Body Union of Working Journalists said that one of those arrested is a reporter and demanded his release. A Dalit woman was allegedly raped by four upper-caste men in Hathras on September 14. She died on September 29 at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital during treatment. Yogi Adityanath government has been facing fire over the incident from opposition parties that are demanding his resignation. Watch the full video for all the details.