WATCH: Protests sweep India after police allegedly cremate 19yo gang-rape victim’s body without family’s permission

The family of a 19-year-old

The family of a 19-year-old victim of an alleged gang rape in India have accused local police of cremating the young woman’s body in the middle of the night without permission.

The woman died on Tuesday in Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital, two weeks after being tortured during a horrific gang rape in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. She suffered multiple fractures, paralysis and a deep laceration to her tongue.

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