New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday hit out at the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the arrest of the student who has accused former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand of rape, and asked if this is the BJP's justice.
The law student was on Wednesday arrested on charges of extortion and sent to 14-day judicial custody. Hours later, her bail plea was rejected.
उन्नाव बलात्कार केस:
पीड़िता के पिता की हत्या।
पीड़िता के चाचा गिरफ़्तार।
भारी जन दबाव के बाद घटना के 13 महीने बाद आरोपी विधायक गिरफ़्तार।
पीड़िता के परिवार को जान से मारने की कोशिश।
शाहजहाँपुर बलात्कार केस:
पीड़िता के परिवार पर दबाव।
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) September 26, 2019
"Unnao rape case: Victim's father is killed. Victim's uncle is arrested. Following massive public pressure and after 13 months, accused MLA arrested. Attempt to kill the victim's family. Shahjahanpur rape case: Victim arrested. Victim's family being pressured," Priyanka said in a tweet.
Police deliberately delayed action against accused BJP leader and it was after public pressure that they arrested him, said the Congress general secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh. "Even the charge of rape has not been put on the accused BJP leader. This is BJP's justice?" she said.
Chinmayanand, sent to judicial custody after his arrest, was booked under section 376C of the IPC, a charge with lesser punishment than rape.
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Updated Date: Sep 26, 2019 16:20:11 IST