Bulandshahr, August 1: The 15-year-old rape victim, who was raped along with her 45-year-old mother, was reportedly trained in martial arts. She combated the dacoits for at least half-an-hour, but was forced to give up after they threatened to kill her parents. The girl was gangraped by the dacoits, and the belonging of the family members were looted away.Also Read - Caught on Camera: Woman Brutally Assaulted by Husband in UP For Days; Dies
A compensation of Rs 50,000 to the girl has been announced by the state government. Her mother has also been given the amount of compensation. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has warned the state police to nab the culprits within 24 hours. (ALSO READ: Bulandshahr rape: Former DCW chief Barkha Shukla Singh slams Uttar Pradesh Government., seeks strict action) Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Rains: 7 Killed, Underpasses Closed, Power Lines Snapped in Some Parts | Top Developments
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh DGP Ahmed Javed has taken the Dostpur village by task. Seven personnel of the police station have been suspended for not acting on the preliminary complaint. Among those suspended include SSP Vaibhav Krishna. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Unlock: Full Lockdown in Bulandshahr, Bareilly Lifted; Night Curfew to Continue | Details Here
The horrific rape and looting incident has shocked the state. Opposition parties have demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, claiming that law and order has absolutely broke down in the state.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik also expressed disappointment over the rape case, and demanded the state government to improve law and order situation. “The Chief Minister should ensure that such an incident is not repeated,” he said.
The gruesome crime took place in the wee hours of Saturday, when the family was moving towards Shahjahanpur to attend a funeral. At around 1:40 AM, they were stopped by dacoits, who had blocked the road with iron rods. Cash and jewellery of the family members present inside the car were looted. The two female members were raped, whereas, the male members were held at gunpoint.