Another girl in Barabanki gangraped n killed with a murder in Ballia, sending shock waves in Uttar Pradesh

After the abominable gangrape n murder of an innocent girl in Hathras n several other incidents of rapes n alleged suicide in Chitrakoot including the Balrampur crime, in total 14 incidents of crimes against women in UP, yet another diabolical murder after gangrape was noticed in Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh where a girl having gone to cut fodder for cattle, met the sad tortuous end after gangrape, sending shock waves in Uttar Pradesh and the country.

According to the latest news, the two human beasts involved in this case have been arrested and FIR registered against them under section 302 of IPC for murder and rape.

The girl belonged to Dalit community whose body was found tied to the field in Barabanki by the culprits and strangulated to death after being allegedly raped on Wednesday.

There have been tremendous annoyance and anger in Barabanki as the anguished family members alleged that the police had not registered the rape case against the culprits initially only lodging the FIR under section 302 IPC for murder.

They also complained that her dead body which was allegedly found in the semi naked position was consigned to flames in the night in desperation by the police.

According to the officiating Superintendent of Police RS Gautam this obnoxious n shameful incident happened in the Tipri village under the legal jurisdiction of Sarikh police station.

He had earlier said that since the girl was strangulated with her shirt with clothes chocked the police came to the conclusion that she was murdered.

The rape case was allegedly registered later on. However, after the post mortem report which wasn’t shared by the police to the family members confirmed the rape case and subsequently added with murder.

The anguished family members have protested n alleged that the police didn’t cooperated with them.

It may be recalled that the cases of gangrapes and subsequent murders of girls in Uttar Pradesh are in the rise including incidents of shoot outs as happened in Ghonda where a priest of RamJanki Temple was shot at grievously injuring him in broad day light including self immolation of a woman in Lucknow who later on succumbed to 90 percent burns, acid attack on three adolescent girls n highly sensitive Hathras, Chitrakoot, Balrampur n Barabanki shameful incidents.

In Rajasthan too ruled by the Congress government some cases of rapes were allegedly reported including immolation of a priest in Karoli enraging BJP activist and the people of the state, protesting on streets demanding death to the culprits.

Meanwhile in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh a man had died in a shooting incident in broad day light today creating quite a sensation in the state with the UP chief minister Aditya Yoginath instructing the DM n SP not to spare the culprits at any cost.

The DM of Ballia, Haripratap Shahi has said that seven culprits have been arrested but the main culprit is still at large who is reported to have been associated with the ruling party as per the statement given by the MLA Mr. Surendra to Aaj Tak.

Meanwhile the Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi has tweeted that during the last seven days about 13 dreaded incidents of crimes against women have taken place in UP.

According to the news in four incidents the victims have been murdered or committed suicide. This misery of insecurity of women shakes us. The CM sir has no time for a special session on this pivotal issue but of course the photo session is on. Tweeted Priyanka Gandhi.


Sunil Negi

Sunil Negi is a senior journalist and president of Uttarakhand Journalists Forum ( Regd). He usually writes on socio political subjects and have been contributing articles in print media for the last several years. Mr. Sunil Negi had been felicitated by All India Achievers conference's Pride of India and excellence awards apart from several other recognitions. He has translated a book on ecological disaster of Uttarakhand of June 2013 and edited and published two editions of Uttaranchal's Who's Who.

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