[Hathras case] Hasty cremation of victim at odd hours without family's consent prima facie violated human rights: Allahabad HC
Hathras Gang Rape, Allahabad HC

[Hathras case] Hasty cremation of victim at odd hours without family's consent prima facie violated human rights: Allahabad HC

"Cremation is one of the 'Sanskars' i.e., antim sanskar recognized as an important ritual which could not have been compromised taking shelter of law & order situation", the Court observed on Monday.

The Allahabad High Court on Monday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh authorities for their decision to cremate the Hathras rape victim at odd hours and without handing over the body to the family members or taking their consent to do so.

The Bench was hearing the suo motu case registered over the incident on October 1.

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