Khandwa/Bhopal : A team of five Members of Parliament of Trinmool Congress (TMC) visited the gang rape victim’s village in Khandwa district, on Wednesday.
The team reached here following instructions of TMC Supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee. They inspected the affected village and also held discussions with the victim, who’s currently admitted at the district hospital. On June 13, the tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped by 10 people including her husband and also paraded naked and forced to drink urine in front of her minor son. A land dispute stated to be the reason of action, a police official said on the basis of the survivor’s complaint. After the woman lodged a complaint alleging that her husband was the mastermind of the attack, the police nabbed all the accused. However, her husband alleged that baseless allegations were lodged against him and other villagers by his wife. The delegation comprising three Lok Sabha MPs and two Elders were led by Sukendu Sekhar Ray. Other members of the delegation were: LS members Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Uma Soren and Aprita Ghosh, and Rajya Sabha MP Nadimul Haq. Rai said that they would submit their report to the WB CM.
It seems that the TMC has sent its team in reply to the BJP delegation, which was sent to West Bengal to inspect the Jute Mill violence incident.
To make pressure on the Union Government, Banerjee has sent its party’s team to BJP-ruled state of MP. Recently, Banerjee had warned that if the BJP would send its team to her state, the TMC would also send its team to BJP-ruled states. While talking with media persons, Rai said that this incident is inhuman.
When media persons asked the TMC MPs why they’re doing politics over heinous crime, the TMC MPs said that they were not doing so, it’s shameful incident and it should be condemned by all. They said the team was here to collect facts related to the incident of Bilai Khera village of Khandwa district and they want to raise the issue. They demanded the government to hand over the case to Fast-Track court so that the victim would get justice soon.