Another Rape Victim Tries To Set Herself Ablaze; Is Rape New ‘Normal’ In Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao?

The Logical Indian Crew Uttar Pradesh

August 30th, 2019 / 7:45 PM

Image Credits: India Today (Representational)

Even as the rape case of a 17-year-old girl in 2017 involving BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao is still in court another case of gangrape has come up.

According to the mother, her daughter was kidnapped and gang raped by three men according to an India Today report.

The incident came to light when both of them tried to immolate themselves on Thursday, August 29, in front of the District Magistrate Office, in Unnao alleging the police inaction in the case.

The security personnel in the office stopped the two women and took them to the Makhi Police Station. The very station where Kuldeep Sengar’s complaint had been filed.

The plaintiff of the recent Unnao case also belonged to the same village as Sengar’s accusers. The whole incident appeared to be the replayed version of the brutal incident happened in Unnao in 2017.

On July 1, the three men alleged by the mother tricked the girl into their trap by telling her that her father was admitted to the hospital. The accused then took her to the woods where she was gang raped and left stranded.

The woman said she had filed a complaint, but the Police were taking no action after lodging the FIR, and her accusers were continually threatening her. “Immolation was the last option to end our trauma,” she said. 

However, Circle Officer Gaurav Tripathi said that one of the accused had already been incarcerated. He also told that the other two remain absconded.  


Also Read: Unnao Rape Case: Completion Of Trial In All Related Cases Within 45 days, UP Govt To Give 25 Lakh Compensation To Survivor, orders SC


Contributors

Written by : Prashasti Awasthi

Edited by : Shubhendu Deshmukh

Related Stories

Kerala Woman Police Killed

Kerala: Woman Police Officer Hacked To Death, Set Ablaze, By Traffic Cop Over Spurned Marriage Proposal

Kerala Woman Set Ablaze

Kerala: Man Sets Former Classmate Ablaze For Refusing Marriage Proposal; Victim Critical

West Bengal Man Charred

WB: Man Burnt To Death After Woman He Allegedly Raped And Set On Fire Grasps Him While Still Ablaze

Another Victim: Woman Set On Fire By Stalker In Telangana Dies After Fighting To Survive

Unnao Rape Case: FIR Registered Against Victim & Family For Allegedly Forging Age Certificate

Woman Set Ablaze

UP: Woman Set Ablaze For Resisting Harassment, Says Police Turned Her Away Twice

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

Have Issued Advisories To States, UTs To Check Mob Lynchings: Govt In Parliament

News

ISRO To Launch Cartosat-3, Satellites To Enhance Border Security

Exclusive

Normalcy In Kashmir? 765 People Arrested In Cases Related To Stone-Pelting Since Revocation Of Article 370

Health

Bengaluru Made Anti-Cancer Device Gets ‘Breakthrough’ Tag From USFDA

Exclusive

2,800 Men For 200 Women: Kerala Church Opens Site To Help Widows, Middle-Aged Men Find Life Partners

Fact Check

Fact Check: Are JNU Students Only Protesting Against Hike Of Rs 300 On Hostel Fee From Rs 10?

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.