The Sitapur district police officials on Sunday said the doctors who examined the block vice-president of CPI (ML) women wing had in their report dismissed the rape theory. The doctors submitted the report to the SP.
Raising doubt over the medical report, state secretary of CPI (ML) Sudhakar Yadav said, “the police were trying to protect the culprits. The accused are influential persons and are member of a political party. Demanding arrest of the culprits Sudhakar said CPI (ML) would organize protest dharna near the district magistrate office”.
ASP, Sitapur, Arvind Chaurasiya said, “even though the medical report has not confirmed rape, the police were probing the case. The police have not arrested the three persons named in the FIR registered by the victim”.
The block vice-president of CPI (ML) women wing Runki Devi (name changed) was allegedly gangraped in Imaliya Sultanpur area of Sitapur district on Saturday. The victim has registered an FIR in the police station against three persona - Ram Kumar, Diwan, Gangaram all resident of Purab Baseti village.
On Friday, Runki Devi, resident of Kaimhara village, had gone to Sitapur to participate in the statewide jail bharo agitation launched by CPI (ML). While returning home, Runki went to the house of party leader Taule Ram to attend a meeting in Purab Baseti village.
The meeting continued till late night and Runki stayed at the house of Taule Ram.
On Saturday morning, Runki left for home on a bicycle. When she reached the canal near Baseti Pachainapur village, the three accused persons allegedly stopped her on gunpoint. The trio took her to the nearby sugar cane field and raped her.