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UP: Agra police performs last rites of rape victim as body remains unclaimed

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 11 January 2020, 12:44 IST
(ANI)

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.

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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.

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First published: 11 January 2020, 11:39 IST
 
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