NHRC issues notices to UP Government over reports of women being set ablaze by policemen; Thursday, July 16, 2015

The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and Director General of Police of Government of Uttar Pradesh in the wake of it taking suo motu cognizance of media reports that two policemen poured petrol and set woman afire when she resisted their attempt to rape her at Kothi Police Station, District Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh on the 6th July, 2015. They have been given four weeks to come with a reply.

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