The members of the family and the village of a teenage rape sufferer who woman died Tuesday after allegedly being set ablaze by the rapist’s household within the Jahangirabad space of UP’s Bulandshahr district, have been offered safety, officers stated Wednesday.
The woman was allegedly set on hearth by the accused’s household after they didn’t persuade her household to go for a compromise within the rape case, officers stated.
Bulandshahr district Justice of the Peace Ravindra Kumar stated that safety was offered to the woman’s household as they feared a menace to their lives from supporters of the accused. The police have arrested 5 out of the seven individuals named by the woman’s household of their grievance. Raids have been on to arrest the remaining two, he added. The police had registered a case of homicide in opposition to seven members of the family of the rape accused and their supporters on the grievance of the woman’s household on Tuesday night.
The district Justice of the Peace stated quick compensation of Rs three.75 lakh was paid to the household below the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and additional compensation could be launched as per the regulation.
Kumar and senior superintendent of police S Okay Singh visited the aggrieved household on Wednesday. Kumar stated the household demanded sufficient safety and requested for preparations to carry the physique to the village for the final rites.
The DM stated officers have been in contact with authorities on the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi the place the woman died throughout therapy on Tuesday night.
“An ambulance has been stored prepared within the hospital to carry the physique to the village instantly after the autopsy examination,” stated Kumar.
He additional stated the SSP had made “sufficient” safety preparations for the final rites.
Three of the accused have been arrested on Tuesday and two on Wednesday.
An orchard caretaker had allegedly raped the woman on August 15 and the police had arrested him the identical day. His members of the family have been pressuring the woman’s household for a compromise ever since. The uncle of the jailed rape accused reportedly set the woman afire on Tuesday morning after they didn’t persuade the household for a compromise.
The woman succumbed to burns on late Tuesday night.