The makes an attempt to defame the 20-year-old gang rape sufferer from Hathras by holding her “responsible for crimes committed against her is revolting and regressive”, Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra stated at this time, condemning the recent allegations and theories which have emerged within the alleged gang rape and homicide case in Uttar Pradesh that has drawn indignant protests throughout the nation.
The lady deserves “justice not slander”, the Congress General Secretary tweeted utilizing hashtag “shameless” BJP.
The 20-year-old lady died in Delhi final month throughout her therapy for horrific accidents she had sustained after she was assaulted by 4 males of her village on September 14.
Creating a story that defames a lady’s character and holding her one way or the other accountable for crimes dedicated towards her is revolting and regressive.
A heinous crime has been dedicated at Hathras, leaving a 20-year-old Dalit lady lifeless.
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) October 8, 2020
The Congress chief’s remarks got here after a letter by one of many accused blaming the sufferer’s household of beating her to dying over their “friendship” with one of many accused emerged.
Sandeep Thakur, the primary accused within the case, has written to the police, claiming that the lady sustained accidents after she was crushed up by her household over their “friendship” and have been now attempting to border him for his dying. “Apart from meeting, we used to speak on the phone once in a while,” he wrote within the handwritten letter to the UP police on Wednesday. He alleged that her household didn’t like their friendship.
The Uttar Pradesh police, citing name data, has claimed that the sufferer’s brother knew one of many accused and a few 104 calls have been made between them from October final yr to March.
The sufferer’s father has denied the allegations made by the accused. “I have lost my daughter. Now they are trying to malign us. We are not afraid. The allegations are totally false. We don’t need want any compensation or any money. We want justice,” the girl’s father advised NDTV.
On Wednesday, a Special Investigation Team or SIT, arrange by the Yogi Adityanath authorities, was given 10 extra days to ship its findings. The three-member staff questioned the girl’s brother. “We have no contact with them. We have only one phone in the home. If the police has the audio of the calls, they must produce them,” he stated.
The Uttar Pradesh authorities has been underneath intense assault over its dealing with of the case – which additionally noticed late-night cremation of the sufferer allegedly with out household’s consent and for barring media and politicians from assembly the sufferer’s household — which has led to large protests throughout the nation.