Lucknow, August 27
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday directed officers to provoke strict motion and invoke the stringent National Security Act towards these concerned within the rape and homicide of a 17-year-old lady in Lakhimpur Kheri district.
The mutilated physique of the lady was discovered close to a dry pond round 200 metres from her village falling beneath the Neemgaon police on Tuesday. She had left residence to fill out a scholarship utility, police had mentioned. Her post-mortem report later confirmed rape.
Officials have been directed to provoke motion beneath the NSA towards these concerned within the incident, an official spokesperson mentioned right here.
The chief minister has additionally prolonged an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakhs to the bereaved household and instructed them that the state authorities would get the case heard in a quick monitor courtroom with a view to be certain that the responsible are punished on the earliest, he added.
Earlier on August 14, a 13-year-old lady was allegedly raped and strangled within the Isanagar police station space of Lakhimpur Kheri.
Her physique was present in a area close to her residence by her relations, the police had mentioned. –PTI