As horrific as it may sound, the father of a girl victim of molestation was brutally murdered allegedly by a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, Mar 1. The deceased father of middle age had registered a First Information Report (FIR) against the prime accused, Gaurav Sharma aka Gaurav Saurang, in 2018. The FIR was registered as Gaurav allegedly had molested his daughter. However, since the deceased father refused to retract the FIR, he was allegedly shot dead by Gaurav, informed girl victim and daughter of the deceased father.
The incident is reported from Naujarpur village of Hathras in Uttar Pradesh under the jurisdiction of Sasni police station. The Hathras police informed that the incident turned ugly after the girl victim and her sister had gone to a nearby temple where the wife and aunt of Gaurav Sharma were also present. The two parties had an argument at the temple premises when Gaurav and the deceased confronted each other while handling the situation, Hathras police informed.
थाना सासनी क्षेत्र के ग्राम नौजरपुर में ढाई साल पूर्व की रंजिश के चलते एक व्यक्ति को गोली मारने की घटना के सम्बन्ध में थाना सासनी पर सुसंगत धाराओ में अभियोग पंजीकृत किया गया । अभियुक्तो की शीघ्र गिरफ्तारी कर कड़ी कानूनी कार्यवाही अमल में लायी जाएगी । pic.twitter.com/1IIkMKZxyg
— HATHRAS POLICE (@hathraspolice) March 1, 2021
As per the girl victim, Gaurav left the spot with warning to her late father and her family of dire consequences. The girl victim further informed that Gaurav and his accomplices barged into their field on Monday and shot her father after heckling him for a while. The father of the victim girl was rushed to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his bullet injuries and breathed his last. The police sent the body for post-mortem and a detailed autopsy report is awaited.
The girl victim in her statement on a video has named Gaurav Sharma as the prime accused belonging to Samajwadi Party. She termed Gaurav Sharma as a ‘terrorist’.
SP leader Gaurav Sharma eve-teased this poor girl and shot her father down when he complained to police.
No Liberals and darbari journalists are shouting for Hathras Victim now.
— Manish Pal 🇮🇳 (@manishpal_) March 2, 2021
Meanwhile, Gaurav and other accused are on a run, while some are apprehended by the police. The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has directed the officials to nab the assailants as soon as possible, and book them for their crime. The CM has also directed to invoke National Security Act (NSA) against the culprits in the matter. The Hathras police has informed that several teams are formed to nab the prime accused and his accomplices who are currently on a run.
A video shared widely on social media has gone viral displaying the girl victim narrating the whole episode in a shocked manner. Ajanta News doesn’t verify the authenticity of the video as it is not shot by any of it’s staff.
— Ranveer Gupta🚩 (@ranveer_bjym88) March 2, 2021
The former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav, himself, tweeted about the incident criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led state government for the increased crime against women in the state. It is still not known if he was aware that the accused he is talking about in his tweet is allegedly a part of his own Samajwadi Party.
‘हाथरस की बेटी’ के बाद अब हाथरस में एक और बेटी के साथ हुई छेड़खानी की शिकायत करने वाले पिता की सरेआम हत्या का दुर्दांत कांड हुआ है।
भाजपा सरकार से हताश उप्र की नारियों ने अब तो इस सरकार से इंसाफ़ की माँग करना भी छोड़ दिया है।
बहुत हुआ महिलाओं पर अत्याचार, अबकी बार भाजपा बाहर! pic.twitter.com/spGXWeqdW6
— Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) March 2, 2021