DCW chief welcomes SC’s decision in Unnao accident case

DCW chief welcomes SC’s decision in Unnao accident case

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New Delhi, Aug 1 : The Delhi Commission for Women on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's decisions in the Unnao Rape survivor's accident case calling it a landmark judgement that would enhance the people's faith in the judiciary.She further hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government, especially Chief Minister of UP Yogi Adityanath and has demanded his resignation for not ensuring the minor girl's safety and allegedly shielding the rape accused MLA for over two years.

'I really thank Chief Justice of India for the historic judgment and feel that Yogi Adityanath should resign as CM for subverting justice and protecting his henchmen.”, Ms Maliwal said.She wholeheartedly thanked Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who took cognizance of the recent developments in the Unnao Case where the rape victim, her family and her lawyer suffered life threatening injuries on Sunday in an alleged attack planned by the rape accused MLA Kuldeep Sengar, she said.

She also said that the DCW will ensure full help to the rape survivor in fighting the case in all ways in the national capital. Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also upheld SC's decision in the matter today and expressed that the decision will increase people's faith in the judiciary. 'Landmark Supreme Court order in Unnao victim case. This will enhance the faith of people in the judiciary and will serve as a lesson to those who make a mockery of law', said Mr Kejriwal taking to micro blogging site twitter.

The apex court on Thursday took cognizance of the matter and severely reprimanded the UP Government’s conduct in the matter and ordered a grant of interim compensation of Rs 25 lakhs to the victim and her family along with granting CRPF security to the rape survivor , her family and the family of her lawyer. The SC also directed transferring of all the cases from UP to Delhi and further directed that the trial court to complete the trial in 45 days time from the date of submission of the chargesheet. The SC also directed the CBI to conclude investigation in the road accident case within 7 days. UNI