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Badaun gang-rape more gruesome than December 16 case: Family of victims

Saturday, 31 May 2014 - 1:54pm IST | Agency: PTI

Family members of the two teenage cousin Dalit sisters who were gang-raped and hanged, today termed the incident as more gruesome than December 16 gang-rape case and demanded that the accused should be hanged publicly.

Father of a victim, who was gang-raped in Ushait area on May 27 night, said that the incident was "more gruesome than Delhi rape case which rocked the nation." He also demanded a CBI probe adding that there should be nothing less than capital punishment. "The manner in which the entire world saw our innocent girls hanging, we want that in the same manner it should watch the accused hanging. They should be hanged publicly," he said. he father said that he did no believe in the promises and announcements of the state government.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had yesterday came down heavily on police officers warning them that such incidents should not be repeated any cost. He had said that family of victims should be given and also sanctioned financial assistance of rupees five lakh each to the family members of the two cousin sisters. 

However, the victim's father said that they dont' want any compensation. "We want justice and not compensation," he said.

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