A 13-year-old lady was raped and killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district and her physique present in a sugarcane subject, the police mentioned on Saturday, in one more horrific case that has emerged from the state in latest days. Two males from her village have been arrested.
She had been strangled, her eyes had been gouged out and her tongue minimize, the lady’s father mentioned. The incident befell on Friday, round 130 km from Lucknow, in a village near the Nepal border. Her physique was discovered within the fields of one of many accused.
“The lady’s publish mortem has confirmed rape. The 2 accused had been arrested already. We’ll file prices for rape, homicide and likewise beneath the Nationwide Safety Act,” mentioned the district police chief.
The lady had gone lacking on Friday afternoon. “We went in search of her in all places. Discovered her within the sugarcane subject. Her eyes had been gouged out. Her tongue was minimize and strangled with a dupatta,” the daddy of the lady mentioned.
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati condemned the incident on Twitter calling it “extraordinarily shameful”. “What’s the distinction between the governments of the Samajwadi Celebration and the current BJP if such incidents maintain occurring?” she mentioned, attacking the Yogi Adityanath administration.
Bhim Military chief Chandrashekhar Azad additionally commented on the incident. “Dalit oppression is at its peak beneath the BJP authorities… If it’s not the Jungle Raj, then what’s? Our daughters usually are not secure, our properties usually are not secure, there’s an environment of worry in all places. Yogi (Adityanath) resign,” he mentioned.
Final week, a 6-year-old lady in western Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur, lower than 100 km from Delhi, was kidnapped and raped. The police arrested the accused on Friday. The lady stays at a hospital and has been by a minimum of one surgical procedure. Medical doctors say she is secure however not out of hazard.