Hours after Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA's brother was arrested over charges of beating a gang rape victim's father to death in police custody, the UP Police said that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has ben formed to probe the case, adding that guilty won't be spared.
Addressing a press conference, the Uttar Pradesh Police said that it will be premature to get on to any conclusion and the SIT will bring forward the culprits. The police added that nobody has been given a clean chit in the case.
A special team of the UP Police arrested Atul Singh, the brother of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Kuldeep Singh Senger from Unnao who has has been accused by the teenaged girl of gang rape and threats to her family.
Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to probe all allegations related to #Unnao matter. Investigation is being done & action will definitely be taken: Anand Kumar, ADG Law and Order on rape allegations against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar & death of the father of rape victim pic.twitter.com/jXI7iCHDHa— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 10, 2018
The incident triggered a political storm and public outrage in the state, forcing the police to suspended six officials, including a station house officer (SHO) and five constables. A magisterial probe has also been ordered by the district administration.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has also asked Additional Director General of Police (Lucknow) Rajeev Krishna to investigate the matter and has promised stern action against all perpetrators.