Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 30 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Madhya Pradesh asked the parents of a minor rape victim to express gratitude to the local MP for visiting them. Also Read - Domestic Flight Services Between Sikkim And Delhi Start After 1.5 Years | Details Here

Sudarshan Gupta, a legislator of the BJP, was caught on camera in Indore’s MY Hospital, asking the victim’s kin to thank his party MP Sudhir Gupta for visiting them at the hospital to inquire about the minor girl’s condition. Also Read - SL vs ENG 2nd Test: Joe Root Rescues England After James Anderson Claims Five-Wicket Haul to Restrict Sri Lanka For 381

Immediately, the parents of the victim were seen nodding and folding their hands before Sudhir. Also Read - Sara Ali Khan is Feeling Flirtatious, Soaks The Sun in Maldives Wearing Blue Printed Monokini Worth Rs. 4,200

“Say thank you to the MP (Sudhir Gupta). he has travelled only to meet you (Sansad ji ko dhanyavad boliye, special aapke liye aaye hain)”

The eight-year-old girl was abducted from her school in Hafiz Colony here and allegedly gang-raped at her house in Mandsaur three days ago.

She is presently battling for her life in the hospital.

So far, Madhya Pradesh Police has arrested two people in connection with the incident.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday condemned the incident and said the accused should be hanged till death.

Meanwhile, locals in the district have been protesting against the incident, demanding death penalty to the accused. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.