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CBI to probe Badaun rapes


New Delhi, June 12 :

The CBI Thursday registered a first information report (FIR) in Badaun rape case, officials said.

Two teenaged girls were allegedly raped and later hanged from a tree May 27 in Katra Sadatganj village of Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district, causing a national uproar.

“We have registered an FIR in the alleged Badaun rape case. A team of 20 officers led by a DIG and consisting of forensic experts will leave for Uttar Pradesh tomorrow (Friday),” a CBI official said.

“The UP government has been requested to provide logistical support to the visiting team.”