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Major News and Events of 11 April 2018

What Happened on 11 April 2018


Unnao rape case: UP Chief Minister Adityanath demands report of SIT by Wednesday evening

As no proper actions were taken by the police in the rape case and the death of the victim's father in the police custody, Adityanath gave his assurance of punishing the culprits responsible for the incidents.

After the gang-rape of a girl by BJP MLA Sengar and the custodial death of her father, several protests have been taking place in Unnao by the Samajwadi Party workers.

The UP Chief Minister, Adityanath has directed the Uttar Pradesh Home Department to form a special investigation team (SIT) which will investigate the case. The team formed is required to submit a report on the investigations made by Wednesday evening.

Further, the NationalHuman Rights Commission (NHRC) has also issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of the victim's father in judicial custody in Unnao.

The Chief Minister called the incident unfortunate and declared that the top-ranking official will look into the matter.

 

Om Prakash Mitharval wins second bronze medal in men's 50m pistol category

On Wednesday morning, Om Prakash Mitharval won his second bronze medal and secured a third place in the 50m pistol category at the Commonwealth Games 2018. He scored a total of 201.1 in the medal round to secure bronze medal. Earlier, he had won a bronze medal in men's 10m pistol shooting category.

Indian boxing legend, Mary Kom enters the finals of women's 48kg boxing category

On Wednesday morning, Indian boxer, Mary Kom, secured her position in the finals of the women's 48kg boxing category after winning her semi-finals.She defeated Sri Lanka's Anusha Koddithuwakku with 5-0 verdict. She became the first Indian boxer to get into the finals of the Commonwealth Games 2018.She will fight for the gold in the finals against Kristina O’Hara (Nigeria) and Tasmyn Benny (New Zealand). The final match will take place on 14th april.




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