The CBI court’s acquittal of all accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case doesn’t do full justice. The Supreme Court had called it an egregious violation of rule of law. The judge may be bound by evidence produced but the verdict reflects very poorly on CBI’s ability to ensure justice.
UP police handling of Hathras gang rape case brazen. Goes against Yogi’s law & order claim
The handling of the Hathras Dalit gang rape victim is another instance of UP police’s brazenness. Frequent horrific crimes against women in UP run counter to CM Yogi Adityanath’s boasts about efficient law enforcement by his government. The hurried, midnight cremation shows the administration’s shocking lack of sensitivity and civility.
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