Akhilesh Yadav announces Rs 3 lakhs as compensation flat each for Bulandshahr rape victims


On Friday Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav declares Rs 3 lakh in compensation and a flat each to the Bulandshahr gang-rape victims. Amidst the war of words between state government and opposition and a series of allegations on the inaction by Uttar Pradesh police, the announcement was made. The state administration will compensate the 35-year-old mother and her teenaged daughter who were gangraped on the Delhi-Kanpur highway on July 30. The compensation comes a day following the family stated that they were not appearing ahead to any form of compensation and were pleading for justice.

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The 35-year-old mother had former conveyed that she did not expect anything from politicians or the government. Though, she conveyed that she was deeply concerned about her teenaged daughter as she is not keeping well ever since the incident. She has also further conveyed that, she even wanted to punish the perpetrators with her own hands. The family also conveyed that they were upset with the overt politicisation of their predicament. For now, the police have sent the three accused in judicial custody while the rest of the gang is still at large.

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