India minister slams police handling of horrific rape and murder of student


Indian women’s minister on Tuesday accused police and forensic experts of incompetence over the brutal rape and murder of a young student, a case that echoed the 2012 gang-rape of a Delhi student that sparked mass protests. Women’s and children’s minister Maneka Gandhi accused police of dithering in their investigation into the attack on the student which was so vicious that she was found lying in blood, her intestines hanging out. Gandhi said an independent probe into the case by India’s national commission for women found glaring problems with the way in which forensic experts were handling the assault. “The…

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