Hathras gang-rape victim’s family alleged that they are being prevented from talking to media after the administration banned large gatherings in their village.
The victim’s family member who came to media this morning informed that the whole family was asked to switch off their phones including taking away some of the mobile phones.
“They have taken the phone. My family has sent me here to call the media for speaking. I ducked down and came from the field. They are not letting us come out are they not allowing the media to come in. They are threatening us as well,” said the family member.
While the family member was talking to reporters, a police officer came and the member had to leave the spot.
Moreover, the cop remained silent when asked the reason behind stopping the media from interacting with the family. The Congress’s state unit said that the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath has banned the entry of media inside the village of Hathras as media presented important truths from the ground in front of the whole country.
“Today Yogi Ji has banned media’s entry inside the village because the media presented some important facts from the ground to the whole country. They have also revealed things regarding Yogi Ji’s jungle raj. So now the media has been banned,” Uttar Pradesh Congress tweeted in Hindi.
On Thursday, PK Laxkar the District Magistrate of Hathras denied by calling negative rumours regarding the rift between him and the family of the victim.
The DM said that he met with 6 family members of the victim and they spoke for an hour and a half.
The victim died in Safdarjung Hospital of Delhi. As per post-mortem report, the victim had a fracture of “C6 cervical vertebra” and along the fracture line, there were extravasations of blood. Also, the post-mortem report denies of any rape charges.