Unnao rape survivor death: CM Yogi Adityanath assures speedy justice

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday condoled the death of the Unnao rape survivor who passed away at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital. He claimed that all possible measures will be undertaken to ensure a speedy justice. He added that all the accused have been arrested.

The 23-year-old gang rape survivor was assaulted, stabbed and set ablaze while she was on her way to a Raebareli court on Thursday. She suffered 90 per cent burn injuries due to which she was airlifted from Unnao Civil Hospital for treatment at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital. She succumbed to her injuries late on Friday following a cardiac arrest.

Brajesh Pathak, Uttar Pradesh Justice Minister, said that “It is saddening that the victim is no more with us today. We will appeal to the concerned court today to take this case to fast track court. We will also appeal to hear the case on a day to day basis.”

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While talking on reports of 86 rapes in last 11 months in Unnao, Brajesh Pathak, said “These cases should not be politicised. We will not spare the culprits, however powerful they may be. We will take strictest action.”

Meanwhile, Keshav Prasad Maurya, UP Deputy Chief Minister, said that “This is an extremely unfortunate incident, I can’t even imagine what the family of the victim is going through. I assure them that we will not spare the culprits, will get them punished at the earliest.”

-PTC News