Unnao rape case: Family members, Congress workers stage protest outside trauma centre in Lucknow
Family of Unnao rape victim on Tuesday launched a protest outside King George's Medical University trauma center where the victim is being treated.
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh: Family of Unnao rape victim on Tuesday launched a protest outside King George's Medical University trauma center where the victim is being treated, seeking punishment for BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar.
Lucknow: Family of Unnao rape victim sitting on protest outside King George's Medical University trauma center, where the victim is being treated. Family says, "Kuldeep Sengar should be punished as soon as possible & Mahesh Singh (uncle of victim) should be released from jail," pic.twitter.com/PI5NpetkKd— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 30, 2019
The family is alleging conspiracy behind Sunday's car accident in which the rape survivor and his lawyer were severely injured and her two aunts were killed.
UP Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma after meeting Unnao rape victim at KGMU, Lucknow: Govt is with the family of victim, FIR has been registered as they said. Family had submitted parole application for uncle of victim, court has taken a decision, he will come & take part in cremation. pic.twitter.com/QqE2zcVDP5— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 30, 2019
Kuldeep Sengar should be punished as soon as possible and Mahesh Singh (uncle of the victim) should be released from jail," said one of the family members of the victim. Apart from family members of the victim, dozens of Congress party workers also staged a protest outside the hospital. They were seen shouting slogans and holding placards with a slogan 'Mahilao ke sammaan mein, hum ab maidan mein'. Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal also met the Unnao rape survivor at a hospital in Lucknow and said both the lawyer and the victim should be airlifted and shifted to a hospital in Delhi. She also slammed the Centre and the state government for not removing Sengar from the post of an MLA.
A Yadav,SP: Accident of Unnao rape victim is unfortunate&condemnable. It has shocked women of the country.Her father was beaten by police on instructions of BJP leaders,FIR was registered after she tried to immolate herself. It's natural that ppl are questioning govt&the BJP MLA. pic.twitter.com/mAlMxzb3Pm— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 30, 2019
"The most shameful fact has been that till date Kuldeep Sengar happens to be an MLA. Both the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government are not taking any actions against him. He should be immediately removed from his post. The girl and her lawyer who have sustained injuries should be airlifted and shifted to the best hospital in Delhi. I have also written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister in this regard but so far have not got any response. They should be airlifted for two reasons- first because of health concern and second security concern. One by one the family members of the victim have been killed," she said while speaking to media," she added.
#WATCH Suraj Pal, father of Ashish Kumar (Driver of truck that hit Unnao rape victim's car in Raebareli): I have never seen Kuldeep Sengar (accused in Unnao rape case) or heard his name from my son. #Fatehpur pic.twitter.com/KeGOJnuPtq— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 30, 2019
The car accident took place on Sunday when the Unnao rape victim was on her way to Rae Barel. A truck rammed into the vehicle in which the girl was travelling with her two aunts and lawyer. While her aunts succumbed to injuries, she and her lawyer were grievously injured.
The state police have already registered a murder case against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, his brother Manoj Singh Sengar and eight others in connection with the road accident.
Sengar is the prime accused in the rape case of the minor girl. He is a BJP MLA from Bangarmau in Unnao and was arrested by the CBI in April last year.The teen was allegedly raped by the MLA at his residence in Unnao on June 4, 2017, where she had gone seeking a job. Since after the accident, the Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer are currently being treated at a Lucknow hospital, and their condition is said to be critical. (ANI)