The Hush Post | 7:46 pm | One-minute read |
The woman who had accused Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Kuldeep Sanger of rape was today seriously injured in a road accident in Rae Bareily. Her mother and aunt were killed in the accident. The car in which they were travelling collided with a truck on NH 32 near Atora village. The area falls under Gurbaksh Ganj Police Station.
The elder sister of the victim and an advocate too suffered serious injuries. All the injured have been referred to the Lucknow Medical College. The victim and her family members were going to meet her uncle who is lodged in Rae Bareli jail.
The accident took place Sunday morning. Locals came to the rescue of the injured and rushed them to a nearby hospital. The victim’s mother was declared brought dead while her aunt breathed her last in Lucknow trauma center.
While the police maintain that the incident is an accident, the family members suspect foul play. Family relatives claim the accident took place at the behest of the Unnao MLAs men.
The police have impounded the truck and taken the driver into custody. The owner of the truck too has been detained.
It is reported that two gunmen who accompanied the victim daily, were not around for the last two days. A gunman could not accompany her to Rae Bareli on Sunday owing to lack of space in the vehicle. A forensic team from Lucknow has rushed to the spot.
The victim had accused Unnao MLA Kuldeep Sanger of rape. He is in jail and the CBI is investigating the matter. Her uncle is in jail in another matter.