The Congress on Tuesday accused the Uttar Pradesh authorities of making an attempt to “cowl up” the Hathras incident via an affidavit within the Supreme Court docket and demanded rapid dismissal of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Addressing a joint press convention, Congress leaders Sushmita Dev, Rajani Patil and Supriya Shrinate additionally demanded that every one officers together with the Hathras district Justice of the Peace be dismissed, alleging they’re a part of a conspiracy for a cover-up of the case.
Dev stated all the nation has seen the style wherein the Uttar Pradesh authorities has dealt with the Hathras incident.
The Uttar Pradesh authorities has many times accomplished injustice to the sufferer, she alleged.
“Each step taken by the Uttar Pradesh authorities was to cowl up all the Hathras episode. At present this has been uncovered within the type of the affidavit filed by the Uttar Pradesh authorities. The aim of this affidavit will not be for a court-monitored CBI probe however to cowl up the incident,” she advised reporters.
Dev alleged that this affidavit is nothing however a end result of a canopy up that began on September 14.
“Cease the duvet up. Congress occasion stands by its demand that Chief minister Yogi Adityanath needs to be dismissed with rapid impact. The district Justice of the Peace and each officer who’s a part of this conspiracy to hush up such a brutal case of rape needs to be dismissed and never given every other accountability pending investigation,” she stated.
Former MP Rajani Patil stated the Uttar Pradesh authorities’s act of a cover-up of the incident is shameful and requested folks to not permit extra atrocities in opposition to girls and pack up the BJP authorities within the state.
Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate lamented that there is no such thing as a official notification of the CBI inquiry into the Hathras incident as introduced by the federal government and the SIT probe is occurring.
“The style wherein victim-shaming is being accomplished as a part of a conspiracy and she or he is being trolled by the BJP and the federal government and the police, there needs to be a probe into this,” she stated.
She additionally cited the change in rape legal guidelines accomplished by the UPA authorities that presence of semen or penetration will not be vital now and even an try is taken into account as rape.
Shrinate additionally alleged that the Uttar Pradesh authorities is making an attempt to make it a case of worldwide conspiracy “via fabricated proof” and perpetrate caste violence within the state.
She learn out sure components of the affidavit submitted by the Uttar Pradesh authorities earlier than the court docket which mentions about black folks and cities like San Diego and Phoenix, that are within the US. She stated a point out of the New York police division can also be made out within the affidavit.
Shrinate stated the identical proof hooked up as annexures within the affidavit has been “fabricated” by the Uttar Pradesh authorities and has been copied from the ‘Black Lives motion in US’.
“It’s taking place as all the media and opposition are asking questions and the federal government is speaking of a canopy up and worldwide conspiracy. Cease these FIRs primarily based on these concoctions,” she stated.
Dev requested the Uttar Pradesh authorities to show to the sufferer’s household that the physique cremated in a rush by the police at 2. 30 am truly is of their daughter’s.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi ought to dismiss Yogi Adityanath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh,” she demanded.
The Mahila Congress chief alleged that it’s “shameful” that the Uttar Pradesh authorities is claiming that no rape occurred and that her final rites had been accomplished in entrance of the household with correct rituals, and condemned it.
“It is a case for contempt. There needs to be a case of contempt of court docket,” she stated.
Dev stated whereas the federal government has cited stories saying there is no such thing as a signal suggesting rape of the sufferer, in her dying declaration stated she was gang-raped