Monday, 19 November, 2018

Unnao rape case: Postmortem report of teenager's father shows 14 injuries

Unnao Rape Case Uttar Pradesh Government Assures Fair Probe Against MLA Accused of Rape Kuldeep Singh Sengar
Gerardo Duncan | 12 April, 2018, 00:54

Heat is on Unnao's BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger after the Special Investigation Team (SIT) submitted its report on Wednesday and an alleged recording of a phone conversation between the rape accused MLA and the uncle of the rape victim clearly pointed that Senger was a party to the entire sequence of event. "I want justice. They killed my father", she told ANI. I want all of them arrested, otherwise, I will kill myself.

According to the post mortem report, the father of the woman who has alleged that she was gangraped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers died due to shock and septicaemia.

Meanwhile, the wife of accused MLA, Sangeeta Sengar, who met Director General of Police, O.P. Singh in Lucknow, has dismissed the allegations. The girl also complained today that she was being kept confined to one room by the administration.

"We have full sympathy with the girl, as her modesty was outraged".

Speaking exclusively to Times Now, Sengar said that he had gone to visit the SSP office "to surrender", however, he returned as the police "informed him that there was no warrant against him".

"My husband is innocent. In the conversation, do you find his voice threatening?" she asked referring to the audio recording in which Sengar could he heard threatening Mahesh Singh. To counter the negative impression the smiling visage her husband evoked, a tearful Sangeeta spoke of the trauma her own daughters were facing because of the rape charge against her husband. "Merely on the basis of charges, why should he resign?"

Informed sources said that hugely embarrassed by the developments, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has rolled out a damage control action plan which included ordering the SIT probe, arrest of the BJP legislator's brother and a parallel magisterial inquiry. I had even approached the CM to no result.

The now 51-year-old MLA had joined the Samajwadi Party before the 2007 assembly elections and had contested and won from Bangarmau as SP candidate. "Whosoever is guilty will not be spared", Adityanath said. "It is squarely replicating the "Naliya Rape Model" where BJP leaders drugged, raped and blackmailed the victim in a sex racket in Kutch, Gujarat". The development comes on a day the MLA's brother, Atul Singh Sengar, was arrested in Unnao.

"The SIT team will probe on all the aspects of the case and act accordingly".

When confronted by the media, the MLA said that he had come to enquire whether his name had appeared in any of the First Information Reports (FIRs).

A purported video of the alleged rape survivor's father before his death also went viral and was shown by several TV channels, in which he alleged that he was mercilessly beaten up by the MLA's brother and others, including with rifle butts. The Allahabad High Court has ordered that the deceased's body should not be cremated, if already not done so.

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