Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the Congress’ Uttar Pradesh in-charge, will go to Prayagraj right this moment, the place 4 members of a household, together with a 16-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy, had been discovered murdered at their dwelling final morning.
The household belongs to a Scheduled Caste and a relative has accused a neighbouring household, which belongs to the so-called “upper caste”, of the murders. A FIR by the household additionally alleges the woman may have been raped earlier than she was murdered.
The our bodies of a 50-year-old man, his 45-year-old spouse, and their youngsters had been present in Prayagraj on Thursday. Police have stated they might have been attacked with a pointy weapon, and there have been grievous accidents on their our bodies. That of the woman was present in a room inside the home, whereas the opposite three our bodies had been discovered collectively within the courtyard.
A member of the prolonged household informed the media of a land dispute with the “upper caste” household that had been festering since 2019, and claimed the victims had been assaulted by that household in September. The police, nonetheless, had been making an attempt to drive a compromise, the member of the family alleged.
“The police were forcing the murder victims to compromise. Sushil Kumar (a police constable) used to come to us and pressure us to compromise. The police used to sit at their (accused) homes. The local inspector also told us to compromise. On September 21 the family was beaten up but an FIR was filed only after a week, and then a counter FIR was filed against the aggrieved family too, though they were the ones who got beaten up,” the member of the family informed the media.
The police have registered an FIR with costs together with gang rape and homicide in opposition to 11 named individuals. The Prayagraj police chief informed the media some folks have been taken into custody for questioning.
“It appears all four were hit on the head with an axe. There are grievous injuries on the bodies of all four people. Initial information suggests that in 2019 and 2021 they had filed cases under the SC/ST Act against some people related to a land dispute. The family had alleged there was no headway in these cases. We will take strict action,” Sarvashrestha Tripathi, the police chief, stated in a video assertion.
Ms Gandhi Vadra and different Congress leaders are anticipated at 3 pm, and they’ll meet with the prolonged members of the family of those that had been killed.