Day After UP Rape Survivor's Car Crash, Murder Case Filed Against BJP Lawmaker: Updates

Unnao: The state police chief said the teen is out of danger and added that preliminary investigations indicate an accident. However, he has said that the police is open to a CBI investigation if the family wants.

Day After UP Rape Survivor's Car Crash, Murder Case Filed Against BJP Lawmaker: Updates

The woman who accused BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar of raping her is in hospital following the crash

New Delhi:

A murder case has been filed against Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl in 2017. He has been accused by the survivor's mother of being involved in yesterday's accident that left the two of them seriously injured and two other family members dead. The woman and her lawyer are in hospital. The state police chief said the woman is out of danger and added that preliminary investigations indicate an accident. However, he has said that the police is open to a CBI investigation if the family wants.

Several politicians, including Mayawati and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, have reacted to the incident, with the BSP chief suggesting that the incident was a conspiracy to kill the survivor.

Here are the reactions to the Unnao accident:

Jul 29, 2019 17:12 (IST)
Murder Case Against BJP Lawmaker After Unnao Rape Survivor's Car Crash
A murder case was filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar after yesterday's accident in Raebareli, in which two women died and a teenager he allegedly raped two years ago, got injured and is in a critical condition. The teen's mother said the accident was meant to "eliminate" her daughter and that Kuldeep Sengar was plotting against them from jail. One of the two deceased aunts of the girl was a witness in the rape case. The police had said initial investigations indicate that it was an accident. The girl was not accompanied by the security personnel assigned to her, and the truck that hit the car had its number plates scrubbed with black paint
Jul 29, 2019 16:35 (IST)
Akhilesh Yadav On Unnao Rape Survivor's Crash

"Police are saying the accident happened due to rain, they are speaking the language of those who are sitting above them in government. Samajwadi Party had raised victim's voice back then, and did same in Parliament, today"
Jul 29, 2019 16:21 (IST)
Punjab Chief Minister Reacts To Unnao Rape Survivor's Road Crash
Jul 29, 2019 16:17 (IST)
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee On Unnao Rape Survivor's Car Crash

"Everyday they defame Bengal but does the government have any idea about what is happening in UP? What happened in Unnao, two relatives of victim died and she is in serious condition. There should be a high power inquiry"
Jul 29, 2019 15:14 (IST)
Delhi Commission For Women chief Swati Maliwal met the Unnao rape survivor today and suggested that she should be airlifted to Delhi for better treatment
Jul 29, 2019 14:25 (IST)
"A new special education bulletin for Indian women. Don't ask questions if a BJP MLA is accused of having raped you," Rahul Gandhi tweeted with a photo of the accident
Jul 29, 2019 13:43 (IST)
"We are enquiring all allegations," police said
Jul 29, 2019 13:42 (IST)
"Initial interrogation of the owner has revealed the truck was financed and the owner had not paid money back. He wanted to hide the number from them," the police said, referring to the fact that the number of the truck was wiped out
Jul 29, 2019 13:41 (IST)
The truck was coming from Banda and were on their way to Fatehpur. It collided head on with the teen's car, police said, adding that it was raining heavily
Jul 29, 2019 13:40 (IST)
The UP government is paying for the treatment of the injured, police said in a press conference
Jul 29, 2019 13:24 (IST)
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