What Is The Unnao Rape Case?
The victim was from Unnao, Uttar Pradesh and was abducted and raped by Shivam and Shubham Trivedi in December 2018.
The case was filed by the victim for the same against Shivam and Shubham in March this year.
Shubham got jailed but was released on bail on November 30, 2019.
Shubham after securing the bail started following and threatening the victim.
The family of the victim and the victim herself visited the police station close to Sindupur village in Unnao, But police didn’t pay heed to their requests.
What Really Happened On Thursday?
The victim was on her way to Rae Bareli court when the 5 accused namely Harishankar Trivedi, Ram Kishore Trivedi, Umesh Bajpai, Shivam, and Shubham Trivedi attacked, thrashed, stabbed, and was then burnt the victim alive.
The aflame victim ran for approximately 1 kilometer before she could seek help. The victim was helped by a man who was working outside his house and in the worst of circumstances, victim called the police from someone’s phone.
When the ambulance arrived victim was first taken to a local hospital and was later sent to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Hospital in Lucknow with 90 percent burn injuries.
In the burnt state, the victim even gave her statement to the magistrate and named the five culprits. Where the investigating team found the four sleeping in their homes, in the same village. The fifth himself surrendered at the Bihar police station.
On Friday the victim died due to cardiac arrest in Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi.
The victim was laid to rest in the field owned by her family in the outskirts of her village in the presence of police and senior state officials.
What Leaders Has To Say
Political parties are demanding the resignation of the current CM Yogi Adityanath.
Where Smt. Mayawati called and urged Governor Anandiben Patel to ensure justice to the woman’s family.
Samajwadi parties leader Akhilesh Yadav staged a protest outside the state assembly in Lucknow.
Sonia Gandhi decided to not celebrate her birthday, to express her sadness by the rape incidents and assaults on women in parts of the country. The decision came after the Unnao rape victim, who was set ablaze, passed away in a Delhi hospital on Friday night and a recent incident of a young veterinarian doctor being raped, killed and set ablaze in Hyderabad by four people, as stated by PTI.
Indian Youth Congress Candle-Light March
While Sonia Gandhi has decided to not celebrate her birthday, the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) and National Students’ Union of India(NSUI) carried a candlelight-march demanding, strict actions against those accused and enactment of legislatures to safeguard females from such heinous crimes.
Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Mrs. Sonia Gandhi visited the victim’s family in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh on Saturday and declared that she would fight for justice to the victim.
Rahul Gandhi again founded himself in the middle of controversy. The controversy happened when on Saturday during a public rally in Kerala’s Wayanad Rahul said India ” The rape capital of the world”.
Rahul while addressing the rally said that the global nations are questioning India’s ability to protect women.
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