The last rites were performed as per Hindu religion and a 'Bhoj' was also organised by the police officers, according to a video that has surfaced. Photo/ANI
The last rites were performed as per Hindu religion and a 'Bhoj' was also organised by the police officers, according to a video that has surfaced. Photo/ANI

Agra cops perform last rites of rape victim after body remains unclaimed

ANI | Updated: Jan 11, 2020 06:13 IST

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 11 (ANI): In a commendable act, Agra Police officers ensured a dignified funeral and performed the last rites of the unclaimed body of a rape victim here on Friday.
The last rites were performed as per Hindu rituals and a 'Bhoj' was also organised by the police officers, according to a video that has surfaced.
"A few days ago, a rape victim had died at a hospital in Agra. When no one claimed the body of the victim. Police took the responsibility and performed the last rites after a post mortem was conducted," Superintendent of Police (SP) Botre Rohan Pramod told reporters on Friday.
He said that the officers were commended by senior officials for the act.
"This is a commendable act. These actions act as a bridge between police and the public," Pramod said. (ANI)

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