New Delhi: After a host of politicians from the opposition attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led UP government over the accident of Unnao rape survivor, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday called the incident ‘state-sponsored barbarism’. He further said that the incident appears to be a pre-planned conspiracy to eliminate the Unnao rape survivor and her family. Also Read - Arvind Kejriwal Blames BJP For Red Fort Violence, Says Farmers Can Be Anything But Anti-Nationals
Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal took said, “Systematic attempts to eliminate the Unnao rape victim and her family appear to be a pre-planned conspiracy and a mockery of rule of law. How can any civilised society allow such state-sponsored barbarism?” Also Read - Delhi CM Kejriwal Still Has Full Z Plus Security Cover: Centre on AAP's Claim
On Sunday, the victim, her paternal and maternal aunts and her advocate were travelling towards Rae Bareli in a car when it was hit by a truck. Both the aunts succumbed to their injuries while others have been admitted to a hospital in Lucknow. The rape victim and the lawyer are in critical condition.
Earlier in the day, the survivor’s mother also said that a conspiracy was hatched to eliminate her family. “It was not an accident but a conspiracy to eliminate all of us,” the rape survivor’s mother said.
Further, she alleged that the son of a co-accused in the Unnao rape case, Shahi Singh, and another youth of the village had issued them threats. “They said that they will deal with us,” a leading news channel reported the mother as saying.
The matter will now be investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).