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NCW seeks UP Police intervention in Badaun gangrape case

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New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) has sought immediate intervention of the UP police in the matter of the alleged gangrape and murder of a 50-year-old woman in the state’s Badaun district.

The Commission has also said it will send its member to probe the incident.

The woman, employed as an anganwadi worker, was gangraped and brutally murdered allegedly by a priest and his two aides in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

The family of the deceased has alleged police apathy for the delay caused in filing the FIR in the case.

The Commission, in a statement, said it is deeply perturbed by the reported incident and the alleged police apathy.

NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma has written to Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh seeking immediate intervention in the matter.

A member, NCW will meet the victim’s family members and police officials, it said.




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