The principle accused within the alleged gang rape and torture of a younger Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras has written to the Uttar Pradesh police, claiming that he and the three different accused are being framed within the case and sought “justice” for the 4 males. He additionally accused the girl’s mom and brother of torturing her.
The letter has emerged amid police claims that there’s proof that the sufferer’s household knew one of many accused.
Sandeep Thakur, who’s in jail together with the three others, has written a letter to the police in Hathras, claiming that he and the 20-year-old girl had been “associates”. “Other than assembly, we used to talk on the telephone now and again,” he wrote on Wednesday, within the handwritten letter in Hindi. The letter has the thumb impressions of all 4 accused.
The UP police had claimed that decision information reveal that the girl’s brother had was in contact with Sandeep Thakur. Some 104 calls had been made between the brother and Sandeep Thakur from October final 12 months to March, the police declare.
Sandeep Thakur, in his letter, alleged that her household didn’t like their friendship. “On the day of the incident, I had gone to satisfy her within the fields that day the place her mom and brothers had been additionally current. I returned residence after being requested by her to take action. I then began feeding cattle,” he mentioned.
“I later received to know from the villagers that her mom and brothers beat her up over our friendship, injuring her badly. I’ve by no means crushed her or accomplished something flawed along with her. Her mom and brothers falsely accused me and three others and despatched us to jail. We’re all harmless. Request you to please examine and get us justice,” he mentioned.
A senior officer of Aligarh Jail, the place the accused are, confirmed that the accused despatched a letter to the Hathras police. “They despatched their letter to the Hathras Superintendent of Police yesterday night. As per regulation, we’ve despatched to the Hathras Superintendent of Police… They’ve put forth their model. Now the investigating companies will see,” Alok Singh, Senior Superintendent of Aligarh Jail, advised reporters at the moment.
The sufferer’s father has denied the allegations made by the accused. “I’ve misplaced my daughter. Now they’re attempting 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 girl’s father advised NDTV.
The lady was assaulted by 4 higher caste males of her village on September 14. She died final Tuesday of horrific accidents from the assault; she had a number of fractures, spinal accidents, a damaged neck and a gash in her tongue.
Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra condemned the contemporary allegations and theories which have emerged. “Making a narrative that defames a girl’s character and holding her someway answerable for crimes dedicated in opposition to her is revolting and regressive,” she tweeted, including that the girl deserves “justice not slander”.
On Wednesday, a Particular Investigation Crew or SIT, arrange by the Yogi Adityanath authorities, was given 10 extra days to ship its findings. The three-member group questioned the girl’s brother. “We’ve no contact with them. We’ve just one telephone within the residence. If the police has the audio of the calls, they have to produce them,” he mentioned.