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Assault Victim writes letter to CM Yogi Adityanath

“the accused are threatening to kidnap me from my house”

Lucknow: A 19-yr-old student who recently lodged a complaint against five assaulters has now written a letter to CM Yogi Adityanath seeking his intervention alleged that Police is failing to take action against the assaulters.

The victim who is a pursuing B.com in her letter to the CM dated 8 July, stated, that she is being harassed by five assaulters for the past five months. In the beginning, the youths made comments on her while she was on her way to college but assaulted her on July 4.

“On the night of July 4, the youths stopped me and my brother, tore my clothes, and later assaulted me, my brother and father. Next day, we got a FIR lodged, but no accused has been arrested till now. Now, the accused are threatening to kidnap me from my house” the letter read.

She prayed CM Yogi to help her saying she would leave the state as the accused have threatened to kidnap her from her house.

“We are poor people. I want to study more, but I cannot if this will keep happening to me. This letter is my last hope. Only you (Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath) can save me, and if you won’t, then the only choice would be for me to leave the state” she said in her letter.

When Mutha Ashok Jain IG Range of Agra was contacted to enquire about the same he said, “I came to know about such a letter through media. We have not received any instructions in this regard. But, the FIR has been registered, and the accused are being searched for as they are on the run.”

Police FIR registered at the Tajganj police station on July 5 said “Around 9.30 pm on July 4, the victim was going to a temple with her brother when one of the accused, Suraj, passed objectionable comments at her. When her brother resisted, Suraj along with his associates, Jitu, Rohit, Gunda and Jai Prakash started beating him. While the victim screamed for help, her father also rushed to the place. The accused not only assaulted her father, but also tore her clothes and beat her too. The girl later called up police control room. While the Police Response Vehicle (PRV) arrived, the accused escaped.”

Dinesh Chandra Dubey Agra SSP “The police are searching for the accused, who are all absconding. We have taken their family members into custody, and are questioning them about their [the accused’s] whereabouts”.

The police has registered a case against the five accused under sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 147 (rioting) of the IPC, said Jai Karan Singh Tajganj SHO, sources reported.