Unnao rape survivor burned: Adityanath asks officials to visit the site and present the report at night
LUCKNOW: Noting a Unnao rape survivor who was allegedly set on fire by five men, the chief minister on Thursday ordered senior police and state administration officials to visit the site and file a report at night.
The prime minister also told officials that the woman, who suffered burns by 90 percent and is struggling for life in a Lucknow hospital, should receive the best possible treatment. He also asked the police to guarantee strict action against the guilty parties and secure his sentence in court, authorities said.
The CM has ordered the division commissioner and the IG, Lucknow area, to visit the site and present a report at night, said additional chief secretary, Department of Information and Interior, Awanish Awasthi.
The woman, who was raped in December last year, was heading to a court when she was allegedly attacked by five men early Thursday morning. The five men have been arrested.
The condition of the girl who was burned and bought here at 10 in the morning is very serious. He has 90 percent burn injuries and we are being very careful. A team of doctors is watching her, said Dr. Ashutosh Dubey, medical superintendent. from Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Hospital, told PTI.
Rajya Sabha briefly suspended amid the uproar
Rajya Sabha was suspended for half an hour on Thursday in the midst of an uproar by opposition parties, mainly Congress, for the fire incident in Uttar Pradesh.
Opposition parties raised the issue as soon as the Chamber resumed in the afternoon to consider the Tax Law Bill (Amendment), 2019.
Congress leader Anand Sharma urged Vice President Harivansh to at least listen to opposition members who wanted to discuss the incident of the attack on the rape survivor of Unnao.
The vice president paid no attention to the members of the opposition and asked K K Ragesh of the CPM to move a resolution to disapprove the Tax Law Ordinance (Amendment), promulgated on September 20, 2019.
The bill and resolution were scheduled to be moved and discussed together.
While opposition members continued to raise the issue out loud, the vice president asked Ragesh to proceed with the resolution.
Ragesh replied that he could not move the resolution and asked him to order the Chamber.
The vice president then adjourned the House session for half an hour.