Hathras, Uttar Pradesh:
Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien, who was on his means as we speak to Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras the place a 20-year-old was gang raped and tortured about two weeks in the past, was pushed to the bottom in a confrontation with police when he and three different social gathering leaders tried to enter the village the place the sufferer lived.
In a 32-second video, a person in a white shirt and a helmet will be seen grabbing TMC MP Pratima Mandal by the shoulders to stop her from strolling to the village. Derek O’Brien rushes to rescue her and the person then pushes him to the bottom. Cops could possibly be seen manhandling different TMC MPs too.
Earlier, TMC MPs Pratima Mandala and Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar and ex-MP Mamata Thakur could possibly be seen urging policemen with folded arms to allow them to enter the village. Derek O’Brien could possibly be heard telling the cops: “Let the ladies go at the very least.” Nevertheless, their path was blocked by the policemen. The demise of the girl at a hospital in Delhi on Tuesday triggered nationwide outrage.
“A delegation of Trinamool MPs traveled about 200 km from Delhi, and has been stopped by UP Police from getting into Hathras,” the social gathering mentioned this afternoon, including they “have been touring individually to precise solidarity with the grieving household and convey their condolences”.
#WATCH: TMC delegation being roughed up by Uttar Pradesh Police at #Hathras border. The delegation, together with Derek O’Brien, was on the way in which to satisfy the household of the sufferer of Hathras incident. pic.twitter.com/94QcSMiB2k
— ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2020
“We have been stopped by the UP Police after they have been simply 1.5 km from the sufferer’s dwelling,” the Trinamool Congress quoted one of many MPs as saying within the assertion.
The motion towards the TMC leaders comes a day after Congress leaders – Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra – have been briefly detained over violation of ban on massive gatherings amid the novel coronavirus outbreak after they have been marching to Hathras.
Yesterday, a case was filed against Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra underneath the Epidemic Act, hours after the temporary detention. The 2 leaders had deliberate to satisfy the household of the 20-year-old lady amid widespread outrage over the brutality to the girl, who belonged to the Scheduled Castes, and the post-midnight funeral by the police.
Dramatic visuals on Thursday confirmed face-off between Mr Gandhi, 50, and the UP Police. He was also pushed and he fell to the ground throughout the tussle.
“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 individuals of Uttar Pradesh,” Priyanka Gandhi Vadra advised NDTV.
The 20-year-old who died on Tuesday had suffered a number of fractures, paralysis and extreme spinal damage when she was assaulted by 4 males of the so-called higher castes from her village on September 14. The police mentioned there was a gash in her tongue as a result of she had bitten it when the boys have been making an attempt to strangle her.