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SC orders to shift Unnao rape victim’s uncle to Tihar jail
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SC orders to shift Unnao rape victim’s uncle to Tihar jail

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The Supreme Court on Friday has ordered to shift Unnao rape victim’s uncle to Tihar Jail immediately. Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi has nominated Justice Deepak Gupta to hear the Unnao related cases. The Supreme Court has also decided to continue hearing on Unnao case on Monday, 05 August again. But at the same time, Supreme Court has stayed the decision to airlift the Unnao rape victim to AIIMS, Delhi.

Taking into the consideration of the critical health condition, Supreme Court decided to keep the Unnao rape victim at Lucknow hospital itself. The Supreme Court on Thursday transferred all the five cases involving the Unnao rape survivor out of Uttar Pradesh to Delhi. The court also directed the Uttar Pradesh government to pay interim compensation of Rs. 25 lakh to the rape survivor by today.

A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, also said the CBI probe into the car crash must be completed in seven days and the rape case in 45 days.