Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra right this moment stated she has “by no means seen such injustice anyplace” on the gang rape and homicide of a girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras. The police had unexpectedly cremated her late at evening, away from her household.
“This authorities has not allowed a father to carry out the final rites of his daughter. That is injustice and that is how the federal government behaves with the folks of Uttar Pradesh,” Priyanka Gandhi advised NDTV as she and her brother Rahul Gandhi marched on the expressway join Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
“I by no means seen such injustice anyplace,” she stated.
“When an incident like this occurs, it’s the duty of the federal government to help the household, give justice to them. However they did the precise reverse,” Priyanka Gandhi advised NDTV.
Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have been briefly detained whereas they have been on their strategy to UP’s Hathras to fulfill the household of the gang rape sufferer.
The crime has provoked nationwide outrage.
The lady, 20, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Delhi. She had suffered a number of fractures, paralysis and extreme spinal harm when she was assaulted by 4 higher caste males from her village on September 14. The police stated there was a gash in her tongue as a result of she had bitten it when the boys have been attempting to strangle her.
So as to add to the household’s ache, the UP police took away her physique, drove to her village and cremated the physique forcibly, with the household locked of their house.
The BJP stated Rahul Gandhi’s try to go to Hathras was a “picture op”.
“Rahul Gandhi has a monitor document. At any time when he returns from overseas, he’s busy with photo-ops. At the moment additionally his march on the expressway was a photo-op. Neither Rahul Gandhi nor Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are honest of their protests,” UP Minister Sidharth Nath Singh advised reporters.