The teenager who was brutally gang-raped by four men and was struggling for her life has died on Tuesday early in the morning. The 19-year-old belonged to Hathras district, Uttar Pradesh, where this frightening incident took place. The girl was admitted to Safdarjung hospital in Delhi while having numerous injuries on her body but on 29th September, the rape victim couldn’t survive further and took her last breath. The incident has turned into an outrage where people are demanding justice for the victim and have been trending various hashtags with her name, Manisha Valmiki.
The terrifying incident happened on 14th September where four upper-caste men gang-raped the Dalit girl who was working in the fields along with her brother and mother when her brother went for some other work while she was at some distance from her mother. The rapists utilized the opportunity and gang-raped her in those same fields which led the victim to get her spine broken. The guilty didn’t halt there and further attempted to strangle her to death which resulted in Manisha’s tongue getting cut while she got some serious injuries. The rapists ran away from there leaving the girl behind.According to the statement released by the officials, her mother witnessed her body which was covered in blood and had no clothes on, lying on the field. Her mother even revealed that the accused men hold a record of molesting the lower-cast in that area. The girl’s family admitted her to the hospital fortnight ago where she was shifted to Delhi later wherein the Safdarjung hospital at 3:00 AM, she passed away. The incident has gained the attention of netizens who are appealing for justice to be served with the hashtag #justiceformanisha while some have gotten on the roads to protest. If we talk about evil culprits their names include Love Kush, Ravi, Sandeep, and Ramu who performed this heinous crime.
The incident has yet again awakened the citizens who are remembering the Nirbhaya’s case, a Delhi girl who was gang-raped in 2012 and lost her life while battling to survive and how after some years later the people with this wretched mentality are still roaming freely. The rape-victim fought for consecutive 14 days but at last, she lost the battle of life. The media has taken the responsibility to spread the news and has been demanding justice for this Hathras gang-rape victim.
Some celebrities have also spoken on the matter while the politicians have also been requesting to take strict actions against the culprits. Recently, the chief minister of UP has informed that the prime minister, Modi has ordered to impose severe charges on the culprits while Yogi Adityanath has formed a team to investigate the matter thoroughly.
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After the protest over the gang-rape of the 19-year-old girl, the accusations have been shifted to the victim’s family where it has been surfaced that Manisha Valmiki was murdered by her own brother and mother while the accused persons are not guilty. Some theories have also been circulating claiming that some very huge conspiracy has been made to malign Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister, Yogi Adityanath’s reputation.
A huge number of people gathered at the residence of the former MLA, Rajvir Singh Pahalwan which resulted in the arrival of the police team to avoid any ruckus. According to the reports, the victim’s family has refused for CBI investigation along with the conduction of the Narco test while the accused’s family has come forward and appealed for the CBI investigation.
Rajvir Singh stated that the case is altogether a conspiracy to ruin the prestige of the Htahras district and even blamed the opposition parties which includes Congress, SAPA, BASPA, and Bhim Army, and continued that is was a political stunt to provoke the people of the upper caste and the lower caste.
The CA Manvir Singh also accused the Manisha’s family of murdering their own daughter and proving themselves the victim and getting the compensation of 25 lakhs from the government alongside a government residence and a government job. Let’s see how the investigation unfolds further. We pay homage to the departed soul and pray for justice to be served as early as possible.