NEW DELHI—An Indian mom’s allegations that her 9-year-old daughter was raped and killed have set off days of protests within the capital and renewed anger within the nation over sexual violence and the mistreatment of Indians who belong to the nation’s decrease castes.
A whole bunch of protesters held banners and chanted “We would like justice” on Friday underneath makeshift tents on the streets in southwest New Delhi, the place the woman and her household lived.
The police have arrested 4 males on suspicion of involvement within the alleged rape and killing of the woman, stated Ingit Pratap Singh, a senior police officer in New Delhi. The investigation remains to be underneath manner, and nobody has been charged, he stated.
The boys couldn’t be reached for remark. The police declined to say whether or not the boys had attorneys.
The woman’s mom has accused the boys, considered one of whom is a Hindu priest, of raping and killing her daughter. The woman’s household belong to the Dalit caste, the bottom rung of India’s caste system, previously known as the untouchables.