As per media reports, a 16-year-old girl, sister of a BJP booth President, had just passed her Class 10 board exam and her family launched a search party after she went missing Saturday night and spotted her body under a tree. Locals have alleged she was gang-raped and murdered. The cops have recovered two bicycles and some mobile phones from the scene and the probe is on.
BJP General Secretary (Uttar Dinajpur) Surjit Sen said that Trinamool Congress is behind the abduction, rape, and murder of the minor girl. The official Twitter handle of the BJP unit of West Bengal tweeted that the 16-year-old girl was raped by one Feroze Ali. “Did she pay the price of being the sister of the local BJP Booth President? And sadly, a state governed by a woman CM cannot protect its girls.” reads the tweet as below.
After the girl went missing, locals began searching for her. She was found in an unconscious state at the deserted place, after which she rushed to a primary healthcare center in Chopragaj’s Dalua block. When her condition deteriorated, she was admitted to Islampur Sub-Divisional Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
West Bengal police tweeted that none from the end of the family had lodged any complaint. In the autopsy, it was found that death was due to poison.
Violence erupted in West Bengal’s Chopra area on Sunday, Police said that the locals demanding the arrest of the rapists blocked the road and set ablaze several vehicles, including a police jeep and buses.
The Police also mentioned that several policemen were injured as stones were hurled. BJP blocked the road to Siliguri for some time demanding justice for the victim girl. Police had to lathicharge to clear the blocked roads.