Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh authorities on Thursday transferred 16 IAS officers, including Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar who had hit the headlines after the rape and murder of a 19-one year-extinct Dalit woman.
Laxkar might per chance be the unusual district Justice of the Peace of Mirzapur. Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam Extra MD Ramesh Ranjan will utilize his impart in Hathras, an edifying spokesman said.
Laxkar had attain into focal level after the Dalit woman modified into as soon as raped by four higher-caste men in Hathras on 14 September. She died on 29 September at Delhi’s Safdarjung Scientific institution throughout treatment.
The sufferer modified into as soon as cremated in the tiring of the night cease to her dwelling on 30 September. Her family alleged they were compelled by the local police to hurriedly behavior her last rites.
The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad Excessive Court docket too had expressed subject over the Uttar Pradesh authorities now not taking any action in opposition to the DM for the equity of the probe.
Along with Laxar, Gonda District Magistrate Nitin Bansal has been despatched to Pratapgarh and Extra CEO of Noida, Shruti, has been made the DM of Balrampur, replacing Krishna Karunesh, who has been posted as the vice-chairman of the Ghaziabad Model Authority, the spokesman said.
Outstanding amongst others who accumulate been transferred are Fatehpur DM Sanjiv Singh, who has been shifted to Chandauli in the identical capacity, the spokesman added.