The makes an attempt to defame the 20-year-old gang rape sufferer from Hathras by holding her “answerable for crimes dedicated towards her is revolting and regressive”, Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra mentioned right now, condemning the contemporary allegations and theories which have emerged within the alleged gang rape and homicide case in Uttar Pradesh that has drawn offended protests throughout the nation.
The lady deserves “justice not slander”, the Congress Common Secretary tweeted utilizing hashtag “shameless” BJP.
The 20-year-old lady died in Delhi final month throughout her remedy for horrific accidents she had sustained after she was assaulted by 4 males of her village on September 14.
Making a narrative that defames a lady’s character and holding her someway answerable 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 loss of life over their “friendship” with one of many accused emerged.
Sandeep Thakur, the principle accused within the case, has written to the police, claiming that the woman sustained accidents after she was overwhelmed up by her household over their “friendship” and had been now making an attempt to border him for his loss of life. “Aside from assembly, we used to talk on the cellphone from time to time,” 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 had been made between them from October final yr to March.
The sufferer’s father has denied the allegations made by the accused. “I’ve misplaced my daughter. Now they’re making an attempt to malign us. We aren’t afraid. The allegations are completely false. We do not want need any compensation or any cash. We wish justice,” the lady’s father instructed NDTV.
On Wednesday, a Particular Investigation Group or SIT, arrange by the Yogi Adityanath authorities, was given 10 extra days to ship its findings. The three-member workforce questioned the lady’s brother. “We’ve got no contact with them. We’ve got just one cellphone within the dwelling. If the police has the audio of the calls, they have to produce them,” he mentioned.
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.