Lakhimpur Kheri: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party over the alleged murder of two sisters in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district, saying women should be protected from those who respect and release rapists. cannot be expected. “The murder of two minor, Dalit sisters after kidnapping in broad daylight in Lakhimpur, is a very disturbing incident,” he tweeted. Rahul Gandhi hit out at the BJP without naming it, saying, “Women’s safety cannot even be expected from those who get the rapists released and respect them. We have to create a safe environment in the country for our sisters and girls.” Will happen.”
six accused arrested
The bodies of two sisters belonging to the Dalit community were found hanging from a tree in Lakhimpur Kheri. The family members allege that both the girls were abducted. Police have arrested six accused in this case. Lakhimpur Kheri Superintendent of Police (SP) Sanjeev Suman confirmed the arrest at a press conference. “We have arrested Junaid, Sohail, Hafizur Rehman, Karimuddin, Arif and Chhotu during the overnight search operation after the incident,” he said. The SP claimed that Junaid and Sohail had a love affair with both the deceased sisters. He said, “As per preliminary investigation, both the sisters had left their house on Wednesday afternoon at the behest of Junaid and Sohail. Hafizur Rehman was also present with Junaid and Sohail.
Junaid and Sohail confessed to the crime
Junaid and Sohail have confessed that they strangled both the girls after raping them.” Suman said, “Junaid and Sohail called Karimuddin and Arif to dispose of the bodies. Later they decided to hang the bodies of both the sisters on a tree to mark it as a case of suicide.” According to the SP, the post-mortem of the dead bodies is being done in the hospital. He said that everything is being done with the consent of the relatives of the deceased sisters. The bodies of both the Dalit sisters were found hanging from a tree in a sugarcane field, about a kilometer from their house, in Nighasan police station area of Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday evening.