UP: Agra police performs last rites of rape victim as body remains unclaimed
Officials in Uttar Pradesh's Agra Police on Friday ensured a dignified funeral and performed the last rites of a rape victim after her body remained unclaimed.
According to a report of news agency ANI, the last rites of the victim were performed as per Hindu rituals. The cops also organized a 'bhoji' as per the tradition.
Speaking to reporters, the Superintendent of Police (SP) Botre Rohan Pramod said, "A few days ago, a rape victim had died at a hospital in Agra. When no one claimed the body of the victim. Police took the responsibility and performed the last rites after a post mortem was conducted,"
"This is a commendable act. These actions act as a bridge between police and the public," he added.
The senior officials have commended the Agra police officers for the act.