Police Impose Emergency Law in Indian Village as Gang-Rape Victim’s Cremation Sparks Clashes | World News

By Saurabh Sharma and Alasdair Pal

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) – Indian police imposed emergency laws on Thursday in a village where a woman from the lowest rung of the country’s caste system was allegedly raped and killed, barring gatherings of more than five people after clashes erupted following her cremation.

The 19-year-old victim died from her injuries on Tuesday, having been attacked and gang-raped on Sept. 14 in a field near her home in Hathras district, 100 km (62 miles) from Delhi, authorities said.

Police have arrested four men in connection with the crime.

Clashes between protesters and police erupted in the district in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday after police cremated the woman’s body.

The victim’s brother told Reuters the cremation was carried out against the wishes of her family, who had wanted to perform their own funeral rites. Local officials deny this.

Twenty-five people were

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Police impose emergency law in Indian village as gang-rape victim’s cremation sparks clashes

By Saurabh Sharma and Alasdair Pal

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) – Indian police imposed emergency laws on Thursday in a village where a woman from the lowest rung of the country’s caste system was allegedly raped and killed, barring gatherings of more than five people after clashes erupted following her cremation.

The 19-year-old victim died from her injuries on Tuesday, having been attacked and gang-raped on Sept. 14 in a field near her home in Hathras district, 100 km (62 miles) from Delhi, authorities said.

Police have arrested four men in connection with the crime.

Clashes between protesters and police erupted in the district in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday after police cremated the woman’s body.

The victim’s brother told Reuters the cremation was carried out against the wishes of her family, who had wanted to perform their own funeral rites. Local officials deny this.

Twenty-five people were

Read More

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Dreamville Musical Collective Spillage Village Returns With Spilligion Album

Making convincing arguments about society, religion, police brutality and all of the things that 2020 has thrown at us, Spillage Village returns with a new project titled Spilligion a portmanteau or comination of the words Spillage and Religion. Released under the Dreamville/ Interscope Records imprint, this earthy collective give you everything you need going into a crazy weekend after the Breonna Taylor Verdict and more riots and uprising.

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