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Dalit lady gangraped in UP’s Jewar; BSP, Congress demand motion

A middle-aged Dalit lady was allegedly gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh’s Jewar space close to Noida at gunpoint, police officers mentioned on Monday, as opposition political events, together with the BSP and the Congress, demanded motion in opposition to culprits.
Not one of the 4 accused have been arrested but over the incident that occurred on Sunday morning exterior a village at the same time as a number of police groups have been shaped and surveillance groups, together with canine squads, deployed to probe the case, the officers mentioned.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Girls and Little one Security) Vrinda Shukla mentioned, “The incident occurred between 9.30 am and 10.30 am on Sunday in open fields close to the village the place the rape survivor usually went to chop grass and the accused additionally went usually to graze his cattle. Each are from the identical village and identified to one another nicely.”
The important thing accused, who’s a drug addict, had dragged the lady into the fields and compelled himself on her, in accordance with the police officer, at the same time as native officers mentioned the lady was raped at gunpoint. “The position of different folks within the act could possibly be ascertained after investigation. The important thing accused is on the run and particulars could possibly be confirmed after his arrest,” she mentioned.
DCP Shukla mentioned the rape survivor was taken to the district hospital after the incident the place her well being situation was steady on Monday.
The police mentioned an FIR has been lodged underneath related sections of the regulation on the idea of a criticism by the lady’s husband and an investigation is underway.
BSP chief Mayawati condemned the incident, whereas a Congress delegation from Noida went to fulfill the household of the rape survivor.
“The gang-rape of a Dalit lady in Gautam Buddh Nagar is extraordinarily unhappy and shameful. The BSP calls for that the BJP authorities in UP take sturdy motion in opposition to the accused individuals, and provides justice to the affected household,” Mayawati mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
Congress chief Pankhuri Pathak, who led a celebration delegation to fulfill the Dalit lady’s household, described the incident as a “heinous crime” and alleged failure of regulation and order within the area. “Jewar’s title is now heard usually due to an airport being developed within the space however this incident of gang-rape provides one an concept of the regulation and order state of affairs within the space, which is near Delhi,” Pathak mentioned.
She added that the delegation was going to fulfill the household on directions of the Congress excessive command.
Azad Samaj Social gathering chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad additionally hit out on the Yogi Adityanath authorities over the incident.
“In Gautam Buddh Nagar, a Dalit lady was gang-raped at gunpoint by barbarians and casteist slurs have been hurled at her. The barbarians haven’t any worry of the regulation. Legislation and order has fully failed in UP. Dalit lives are at risk each second and the incompetent authorities stays a mute spectator,” he mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.

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