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Uncle of Unnao rape survivor accuses BJP MLA of murder

A truck hit the car carrying the woman, her lawyer and two aunts; the aunts have died and the rape survivor and lawyer are on ventilator
Police and people stand near the wreckage of the car in which the Unnao rape survivor was travelling near Rae Bareli on Sunday.

PTI   |   Rae Bareli   |   Published 29.07.19, 02:56 PM

THe Unnao rape survior's uncle has lodged an FIR in which he has accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and 9 othes in a road accident case in which the girl and her lawyer were critically injured and her two aunts killed, police said.

The FIR, in which 15-20 unnamed people were also mentioned, was registered at the Gurubuxganj police station in Rae Bareli, they said.

'The FIR has been registered under the IPC Sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder), 506 (criminal intimidation), 120b (criminal conspiracy) against 10 named persons, including the BJP MLA, and 15-20 others,' a police officer said.

Sengar, a four-time MLA who represents Bangermau in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, was arrested in 2018 in connection with the rape that allegedly happened in 2017.

The uncle Mahesh Singh, who file dthe complained, is lodged in the Raebareli jail, the police said.

A truck hit the car carrying the rape survivor, her family and lawyer when they were going to meet Mahesh on Sunday. Sheela, 50, and Pushpa, 45, were killed in the mishap. The condition of the survivor and her lawyer Mahendra Singh is critical. Both are on ventilator, King George Medical College sources said.

Besides Kuldeep Sengar, his brother Manoj Singh Sengar, Vinod Mishra, Haripal Singh, Naveen Singh, Komal Singh, Arun Singh, Gyandendra Singh, Rinku Singh and Awadhesh Singh have been named in the FIR.

The rape survivor's uncle alleged that the MLA got the car hit on Sunday. 'I am sure that the car was hit for killing all of them by the BJP MLA and his men,' he said in his complaint.

He alleged he was transferred from Unnao to Rae Bareli jail as part of a conspiracy.

'I had requested officials to keep me in Unnao jail otherwise my family members will be killed on the way when they come to Rae Bareli to meet me,' he alleged.


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