Unnao rape: Supreme Court orders victim's uncle moved to Tihar
Cheque for Rs.25 lakhs handed over to victim's family; get CRPF protection
The Supreme Court has directed that the uncle of the Unnao rape victim be shifted from Rae Bareli Jail to Delhi's Tihar Jail.
The victim, who was going to meet her uncle in Rae Bareli jail, by car was hit by a truck on Sunday. In this accident, the victim's aunt and aunt died.
The rape victim and her lawyer were badly injured in the accident. Both of them are being treated at the Trauma Centre of King George Medical University in Lucknow.
The court also ordered the media not to identify rape victims directly or indirectly to the public. Along with this, the court adjourned the hearing till Monday.
During the ongoing hearing in Posco [child molestation law] issue, Supreme Court senior lawyer V Giri had asked for an immediate hearing on the Unnao Rape victim.
While hearing the case, the Supreme Court on Thursday sent all cases related to the rape to Delhi and ordered the hearing of these cases within 45 days.
On the instructions of the Supreme Court, the officer handed over a check of Rs 25 lakh to the victim's family.
Along with this, the court asked the CBI, probing the accident involving the rape victim's car, to complete its investigation within a week. The court said that it can be given time up to 15 if the CBI wanted.
The court ordered the Uttar Pradesh government to give assistance of Rs 25 lakh to the victim's family. Along with this, the court asked the CRPF to provide security to the family.
On the instructions of the Supreme Court, the Uttar Pradesh government handed over a check of Rs 25 lakh to the victim's family. At the same time CRPA jawans have been deployed to the victim's house.
Staff in Rae Bareli, investigating the accident.
The scandal hit the headlines when the minor victim tried to immolate herself outside the house of Uttar Pradesh's chief minister Yogi Adityanath.
She alleged that BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar from Bangarmu of Unnao raped her at his house.
The BJP legislator was arrested on April 13 last year. Since then, he is locked in jail.
The government handed over the CBI the investigation on Sunday on the recommendation of the state government. The CBI registered a case against 10 people including Kuldeep Singh Sanger on Wednesday.
The UP Police also registered a case of murder against Kuldeep Singh Sengar.
[Autotranslated from Hindi]
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