In UP, Woman Dies By Suicide After No Police Action On Rape Complaint

Police stated a case has now been registered towards the accused. (Representational)

Azamgarh (UP):

A lady died by suicide by consuming poison over alleged inaction on her rape criticism right here right this moment. While her household has stated she consumed poison on the native police station, authorities denied this. 

However, police have suspended the police station SHO for negligence and lodged a rape case.

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has demanded strict motion towards the culprits and stated the incident is a slap on the face of the BJP authorities within the state.

The lady’s husband has alleged that she was raped just lately and had recognized one Anil as one of many accused however police did not take motion, SP Sudhir Kumar Singh stated.

Her husband stated she dedicated suicide within the police station however the SP denied this.

The SP, nonetheless, stated the SHO of the native police station has been suspended for negligence and a rape case has been registered.

The lady’s household alleged that that they had appealed to police many occasions for justice, however in useless. The lady reached the police station on Saturday and consumed poison, they stated.

She was rushed to a hospital the place she was declared useless, the SP stated. The physique has been despatched for a autopsy examination, he stated.

Samajwadi Party chief and Azamgarh MP Akhilesh Yadav focused the BJP authorities over the incident. In a tweet, he stated, “In Azamgarh, hurt over lack of action against the accused of rape, a woman committed suicide in a police station–very sad!”

“This incident is a slap on the face of the BJP government, which makes tall claims of giving justice to the common man. The government should take strictest action against the guilty police officers and the accused,” Akhilesh Yadav added.

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