In a shocking revelation, reports have emerged that the truck which was involved in the Unnao rape victim accident on Sunday evening belongs to a Samajwadi Party leader, Nandkishor Pal aka Nandu Pal. Lal, is a Samajwadi Party leader from Fatehpur district and his wife Ramashree Pal is also a Samajwadi Party leader. Nandu Lal has reportedly denied any conspiracy angle to the incident and insists that it was nothing more than an accident.
As per Amar Ujala, Samajwadi Party leader has claimed that the number plate were blackened out to evade the financiers. Pal has three other brothers, Devendra Kishore Pal, Munna Pal and Dilip Pal, who own 27 trucks amongst themselves. Nandu Pal has reportedly informed that the truck which was involved in the accident was in the name of Devendra Kishore Pal. The truck was returning from Rae Bareli to Fatehpur.
The accident took place between Rae Bareli and Lalganj. The Police has picked up the truck driver and the truck. The truck was reportedly being driven by one Ashish of Oti village. His elder brothers do farming in the village.
Meanwhile, a suspicious man was reportedly found outside the trauma centre where the girl is undergoing treatment after the accident.
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The man, Sumit Shrivastav, has been taken away by the police for questioning.
In the meantime, the Uttar Pradesh government has sent a formal request to the government of India to transfer the Unnao rape victim’s road accident case to the CBI.
An FIR has also been filed against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar on the charges of murder and criminal conspiracy. Sengar is also the prime accused in the 2017 rape case. In April 2018, a case was registered against Sengar under section 363, 366, 376, 506 and POCSO Act of Indian Penal Code and was sent to jail. Sengar along with his brother Atul Singh have been in jail since then.
On Sunday evening when the rape victim, along with her aunts and lawyer was traveling to Rae Bareli, the car met with an accident. Her two aunts died whereas the girl and her lawyer were critically injured.
Kuldeep Sengar is a BJP MLA from Bangarmau. He had joined BJP in 2017 after a ten-year stint with Samajwadi Party. He had first become an MLA from Unnao Sadar on a BSP ticket. He had joined SP later and had won the Bangarmau seat in 2007 and Bhagwant Nagar seat in 2012. He had joined BJP in 2017 and won the Bangermau seat.