Unnao survivor: Family members stage sit-in, Cong to gherao BJP office
Uttar Pradesh

Unnao survivor: Family members stage sit-in, Cong to gherao BJP office

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Lucknow, Jul 30: Even as the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh recommended for a CBI probe into the accident of Unnao rape survivor, which left her critically-injured and killed her two aunts, the political parties and the family members are putting pressure on the ruling government, for action against the erring party MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger. The family members of Unnao rape survivor has started a sit-in protest outside King George's Medical University trauma center, where the woman is being treated.

"Kuldeep Sengar should be punished as soon as possible and Mahesh Singh (uncle of survivor) should be released from jail," they demanded. The family has already moved an application for releasing Mahesh Singh, lodged in Rae Bareli jail, for threatening the BJP legislator's brother, on parole for 72 hours, to attend the cremation of his wife Pushpa, who was killed in the accident, in which the survivor got injured, along with her lawyer, in Rae Bareli on Sunday. The session's court on Monday had rejected the parole and now on Tuesday, the application would be heard by the Allahabad High Court.

The family members also demanded that all cases against the victim's uncle should be withdrawn and alleged that the BJP MLA was conspiring to eliminate the entire family members. The political parties, particularly the Congress, was holding protest since Monday evening, demanding action against the rape accused BJP MLA and on Tuesday, the party is likely to launch a big agitation under the leadership of Mahila Congress national president Susmita Deo, to gherao the BJP office here.