In Uttar Pradesh, gangrape survivor ends life after Baghpat police fails to take action despite Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s orders
A 16-year-old gangrape survivor ended her life over alleged police inaction in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat on Saturday.
What’s shocking is the fact that the local police failed to initiate any inquiry in the case despite strict orders from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
The incident took place in July, when five accused abducted the minor and gangraped her at a secluded spot. After holding her in captivity and repeatedly raping her for five days, the accused threw her back in her Kirthal village under Ramala Police Station.
The parents of the girl filed an FIR against the five accused. After her medical test, a case under Sections 376 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code was registered against the accused.
Soon, the inquiry was handed over to the Sub-Inspector Ajai Kumar but he did not initiate any action against accused who continued to roam freely issuing open threats to the girl and her parents.
After failing to get justice at local level, the gangrape survivor and her parents met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the Janata Darbar in Lucknow about two months ago. On her complaint, the CM Yogi had directed the Baghpat police to arrest the accused immediately.
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