Days after the UP government transferred the Hathras case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the agency has lodged an FIR on Sunday.
The FIR has been registered under
IPC section 307 (Attempt to murder)
IPC section 376 (gang rape)
IPC section 302 (Punishment for murder)
Other relevant sections of the SC/ST Act.
It is important to note that the autopsy report of the victim stated that the victim was 'not raped.' UP Additional DGP Prashant Kumar quoted the report and said that 'neck injury and trauma' was the cause the actual cause of death. He had warned to take strict action against those who will claim otherwise in order to 'fan caste tensions'.