The petition refers to norms for relief amount. The counsel contend that it is to be considered as to whether the various reliefs provided in the said petition are to be added so as to arrive at the final sum payable to the victim or her family in terms of money or they are exclusive.
The Division Bench of Chief Justice said that it shall not be appropriate to 'multiply litigation' by entertaining the present Petitioner since the case is already pending before a Division Bench at Lucknow which took suo moto cognizance of midnight cremation of the victim's body.
The division bench of Justices Pritinker Diwaker and PK Srivastava issued notices to the central government, the State of Uttar Pradesh, Superintendent of Jail (District Jail, Mathura), and Prabal Pratap Singh (Sub-Inspector, PS Maant, Mathura - the Informant/ Complainant).
The Allahabad High Court has directed the SSP of Prayagraj to provide security to the gang rape victim of Phoolpur and her family. At the same time, the court has directed the SSP to monitor the investigation of the case on its own and take strict action against the negligent police officers. The court has said that FIRs should be immediately registered for every criminal incident, especially crimes against women and children.
The Supreme Court today reserved its order on a batch of petitions in the alleged Hathras gang rape and murder case. The issues under consideration by the court are: who would monitor the CBI, if the case should be transferred and which agency will provide security.
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