CM Akhilesh Yadav announces Rs 3 lakh, a flat each to Bulandshahr Gang-Rape victims

Lucknow: On Friday, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, whose government here is getting lot of criticisms over rising rape cases in the state and lawlessness, announced a compensation of Rs 3 lakh and a flat each to the victims of the Bulanshahr gang-rape.

Further, attacking the opposition for criticizing his government, Akhilesh said that that they were torturing the survivors so as to fulfill their political motives.

He said, “The incident is unfortunate. Action will be taken against those responsible. But the question is what are BJP and other (opposition) parties tutoring the survivors and showing the way of politics.”

Talking about the shocking incident, it took place on Friday night when the family was heading from Noida to Shahjahaput when a group of goons waylaid them and not only looted them but also raped the 35-year-old woman and her 14-year-old daughter along the highway in Bulandshahr.

As of now, three men involved in the heinous act are in judicial custody and the police is yet to nab their gang leader Saleem Bawariya and the others.