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Unnao Rape Survivor's Accident: CBI to quiz jailed accused Kuldeep Singh Sengar, say sources

Two Of The Unnao Rape Survivor's Aunts Were Killed, While She And Her Lawyer Were Critically Injured In The Accident.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Surabhi Pandey | Updated on: 31 Jul 2019, 02:57:47 PM
Unnao Rape Survivor's Accident: CBI to quiz jailed accused Kuldeep Singh Senger, say sources


The CBI is all set to quiz Unnao rape prime accused Kuldeep Singh Sengar inside UP jail. Sources have told News Nation that the CBI team will also quiz the gunners, who were deployed for the security of the Unnao rape survivor and her family. Sengar is being accused of planning the deadly car crash, in which the rape survivor lost her family relatives on Sunday. The development comes hours after the CBI registered an FIR against suspended BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar and 9 others in connection with the road accident involving Unnao rape survivor. The investigating agency has also registered a case against 20 unknown people under criminal conspiracy, murder, attempt to murder and criminal intimidation.

The FIR registered by the CBI also consist name of Uttar Pradesh Minister Ranvendra Pratap Singh’s son-in-law. Reacting to the development, Singh said: “CBI is investigating the matter. Everything will be clear in the investigation. He is my relative there is no doubt it, but that is not a crime.”

The CBI team will also meet officials of the local police station in Rae Bareli, the officials said. On Tuesday, the Centre handed over the probe to the CBI on the recommendation of the Uttar Pradesh government. The state government has come under severe criticism for failing to provide security to the 19-year-old woman who was allegedly raped by the BJP MLA in 2017 when she was a minor. On Sunday, the car in which the rape survivor was travelling with her family members and lawyer was hit by an over-speeding truck in Rae Bareli. Two of the rape survivor's aunts were killed, while she and her lawyer were critically injured in the accident. The number plate of the truck, which was coming from the opposite direction on the wrong side, was smeared with black paint. The Uttar Pradesh Police had on Monday filed a murder case against Sengar and nine others after the rape survivor's family filed a complaint, alleging "conspiracy" behind the car crash.

(With PTI inputs

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First Published : 31 Jul 2019, 02:57:47 PM