BSP chief Mayawati suggested the UP authorities on Tuesday to “critically think about making certain justice to the household of the Dalit lady” allegedly gang raped and killed in Hathras or “it is going to turn out to be tough to forestall heinous incidents”.
She stopped simply in need of calling the Yogi Adityanath authorities’s declare of some folks making an attempt to incite caste battle within the aftermath of the incident an “electoral trick”. Nonetheless, she added, the federal government can “nonetheless rectify its mistake” and supply justice to the sufferer’s household.
On Sunday, Uttar Pradesh police filed not less than 19 FIRs (First Data Reviews) throughout the state on prices starting from try and set off caste battle to sedition in reference to the incident.
One of many FIRs filed within the Hathras district in opposition to “unknown individuals” talked about alleged makes an attempt to foment forged battle, selling enmity between teams and tarnish the picture of the federal government and invoked part 124A of the Indian Penal Code — the intense cost of sedition.
The FIRs additionally take care of content material posted on social media.
“Time will inform whether or not UP authorities’s cost in opposition to the opposition that it was conspiring to incite caste and communal riots to impression improvement beneath the guise of Hathras case is correct or electoral trick. However the public opinion calls for that it’s higher if the federal government concentrates on bringing justice to the household of the sufferer,” Mayawati mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
The 19-year-old lady was allegedly raped by 4 higher caste males on September 14. She died on September 29 at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital the place she had been introduced for remedy.
The sufferer was cremated close to her dwelling on September 30. However her household alleged they have been compelled by the native police to conduct her final rites within the lifeless of the evening. Native police, nevertheless, mentioned the cremation was achieved “as per the needs of the household”.
“There’s plenty of anger and outrage throughout the nation over the incorrect and inhuman remedy given to Hathras sufferer’s household. The federal government can nonetheless rectify its mistake and be severe about bringing justice to the sufferer’s household, in any other case it will likely be tough to forestall heinous incidents,” Mayawati added in one other tweet.
The state authorities has advisable a CBI probe and quoting an FSL report, it has denied the lady was raped.
In his handle to BJP staff on Monday, Chief Minister Adityanath referred to “latest incidents” and mentioned “anarchist components” have been making an attempt to set off communal and caste violence within the state.