On Thursday, 1st July, the Supreme court heard the case of Unnao Rape and Accident case.
Meanwhile, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the Uttar Pradesh Government to provide security to the victim and her family.
Apart from this, the SC also ordered the UP government Rs 25 lakh as compensation for interim relief.
The court ordered all the cases related to the rape victim to be transferred to Delhi.
In addition, the CBI has directed that they should complete the investigation of the road accident within 7 days and they should complete the rest of the cases within 45 days.
The victim was going to Rae Bareli with the family on July 28th from the car, when it met with an accident. In the accident, the victim’s both the aunts died. The victim is on the ventilator. The CBI is investigating this matter.
Court asked the solicitor general- What is going on in the country?
The Supreme Court asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who was present on behalf of the CBI, to ask how much time they want to investigate this incident. When the solicitor general asked for a month’s time, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that not a month, report in 7 days.
The Supreme Court also expressed displeasure over the developments related to the rape case and said, “What is going on in the country? Nothing is happening according to the law. “
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that as per interim relief, the Uttar Pradesh Government will pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakhs to the victim.
Apart from this, the Unnao rape case victims, his counsel, the victim’s mother, her four siblings, and her uncle should be provided with protection.
The victim is on the ventilator
Chief Justice asked during the hearing what is the condition of the victim now?
On this, the solicitor general told that she is on the ventilator.
On this, the Chief Justice said that can she shift somewhere? Can she be airlifted? We can ask AIIMS about this. Doctors told that the condition of the victim is now fragile.
The Victim Wrote Letter to Chief Justice After Receiving Threats
On 12th July the Unnao rape victim’s mother wrote a letter to Chief Justice Gogoi in which she pleaded for protection.
The victim wrote–they should take action on those who threaten them. People come home and threaten us to withdraw the case.
They said that if we do not do so, he (the victim’s uncle) will be locked up in jail for life.
20 days after the threat of Kuldeep Singh’s brother, the victim and her family became victims of a road accident on Sunday.
However, this letter was not brought to the notice of Chief Justice.
The Chief Justice asked that when was the letter written on behalf of the victim’s family? And, why didn’t the letter reached the Chief Justice in the PIL’s section till July 30th?
In this, the solicitor general in the court replied that every month over 6000 letters come in the court.
About 6800 dates have come this month.
The Solicitor General said that when the case related to Unnao appeared, we immediately submitted this letter to the court.
The solicitor general said that we did not know the name of the victim and the name of the family first, so we had trouble keeping the letter in front.
It is important that the letter should reach the CJI, according to the rules of the court. And then they are given to the respective departments.