Police arrested the priest, the primary accused within the alleged gangrape of a 50-year-old Anganwadi employee, in Uttar Pradesh Badaun, on Thursday night time. He had been hiding in the identical village for the final two days whereas a number of police groups together with STF have been on the lookout for him everywhere in the state.
Police had a troublesome time monitoring him regardless of a reward Rs 50, 000 on his arrest.
The principle accused, Satyanarayan, an occultist, was arrested on Thursday after the villagers nabbed him and reported to the police, whereas the opposite two males who’re mentioned to be his disciples have been arrested on Wednesday.
The horrific incident occurred when a 50-year-old sufferer, who labored as an Anganwadi employee, went to carry out pooja in a temple on Sunday night.
The autopsy report confirms that an iron rod was inserted into her non-public elements. In response to the post-mortem, the lady’s ribs have been damaged and her left lung additionally suffered injury in the course of the assault. The report attributed the lady’s loss of life to extreme bleeding and shock.
The lady’s son alleged his mom’s physique was dumped at their home within the night time by three males together with a priest, a driver.
It’s alleged that the native police didn’t attain the spot even after getting details about the incident. The physique was despatched for autopsy solely on Monday, a great 18 hours after the horrific incident.
Following this, based mostly on a criticism filed by her relations, a case was registered in opposition to the priest and his two aides at Ughaiti police station beneath 376 (d) and 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The station in-charge of Ughaiti police station was suspended for negligence after a probe ordered by Sankalp Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Budaun discovered him responsible.
NCW meets the sufferer’s household
On Thursday, a two-member workforce from the Nationwide Fee for Ladies (NCW) met the sufferer’s relations at their village and expressed dissatisfaction over the police motion within the case.
Chandramukhi Devi, a member of the workforce, mentioned the incident was “most sickening and unlucky” and putting a station officer beneath suspension just isn’t sufficient. Such heinous incidents are occurring regardless of campaigns like ‘mission Shakti’ and ‘ beti bachao-beti padhao’ as criminals don’t worry the police, she added.
NCW Member Blames Sufferer For Going Out In Night
the Nationwide Fee for Ladies (NCW) member Chandramukhi Devi on Thursday mentioned that the ugly gangrape and homicide of a 50-year-old lady in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun might have been averted if the sufferer had not gone out within the night.
“I inform ladies time and again that they need to by no means exit at odd hours beneath anybody’s affect,” mentioned the NCW member after assembly the lady’s relations. The video of her insensitive assertion went viral on social media with a number of criticising NCW for such comment.
“I believe if she had not gone out within the night or was accompanied by any youngster of the household maybe this incident might have been averted. However this was pre-planned as she was referred to as by a cellphone name. She went (out) after which returned in such a state,” she informed reporters on the sufferer’s village within the district.