November 19, 2020 8:47:06 am
Bulandshahr police on Wednesday made three extra arrests in reference to the alleged homicide of a 15-year-old Dalit lady. The physique was cremated later within the night.
In accordance with the FIR, seven individuals entered her residence on Tuesday morning, poured petrol on her, and set her on fire.
She had died at a hospital within the nationwide capital later within the day.
With Wednesday’s arrests, 5 out of seven individuals named within the FIR have been arrested, the police stated.
In accordance with the sufferer’s household, the accused had been placing stress on the minor to withdraw her grievance towards a person who had allegedly raped her three months in the past.
Bulandshahr SSP Santosh Kumar Singh stated: “The physique was cremated on Wednesday night after it was introduced again from Delhi. We’re in search of the remaining two accused and can discover them quickly.”
There may be “no regulation and order state of affairs” within the village, Singh added.
Earlier than the cremation, Singh and District Justice of the Peace Ravindra Kumar met the sufferer’s household and warranted them of all assist from the administration, as and when required.
The 5 individuals arrested are Banwari, Badan Singh, Veer Singh, Jaswant Singh and Gautam. Important accused Sanjay and his spouse Kajal are absconding nonetheless, in line with the police.
The household has said within the grievance that she was dealing with threats and stress from Sanjay and his members of the family to withdraw her rape grievance towards a relative of theirs. The rape allegedly happened in August this 12 months, and the accused is presently in jail, the police stated. Investigation into the hyperlinks between the 2 instances is pending, they added.
The administration has initiated switch of Rs 3.75 lakh for the sufferer’s household as per provisions of the SC/ST Act.
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