The politics over the Hathras incident is getting murkier by the day. Ranjeet Bahadur Srivastava, a BJP chief from Barabanki, has claimed that the 4 higher caste males accused of brutally assaulting the 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras are ‘harmless’ and it’s the sufferer who was ‘awaara’ (wayward).
The controversial Bharatiya Janata Celebration chief, who has over 44 legal instances in opposition to him, made this stunning assertion in an interview to a information channel on Tuesday evening.
He claimed that the teenager was ‘having an affair with the accused’ and had known as him to the millet subject on September 14 (the day of the crime).
Within the interview, Srivastava may be heard saying, “The sufferer will need to have known as the boy to the sector as a result of they have been having an affair. This information is already out on social media and information channels. She will need to have bought caught after that.”
Nevertheless, the BJP chief didn’t cease there. He claimed that “such ladies are discovered lifeless in just a few particular spots”.
“Such ladies are discovered lifeless in just some locations. They are going to be discovered lifeless in sugarcane, corn and millet fields or in bushes, gutters or forests. Why are they by no means discovered lifeless in paddy or wheat fields?” he requested.
He implied that crops like sugarcane, corn and millet are taller in top and may conceal an individual whereas wheat and paddy develop as much as solely three or 4 toes in top.
Then the BJP chief went on to assert that nobody ever witnesses such crimes after they happen or sees the sufferer being dragged away from the crime spot.
Srivastava goes on to defend the 4 males accused of the crime, saying they need to be launched from jail until the CBI information a cost sheet within the case.
“I can say with assure these boys are harmless. If they aren’t launched in time, they’ll hold going through psychological harassment. Who will return their misplaced youth? Will the federal government give them compensation?” he demanded.
Being attentive to Srivastava’s statements, the Nationwide Fee for Ladies chief Rekha Sharma stated, “He isn’t match to be known as the chief of any occasion. He’s displaying his primitive and sick mindset and I’m going to ship a discover to him.”
The horrifying statements come days after BJP MLA from Ballia, Surendra Singh stated that “sanskar (values) ought to be instilled in ladies to stop incidents of rape”.