IG Meerut violates SC guidelines; reveals rape victims details
Greater Noida: In a major violation of Supreme Court’s guidelines, IG Meerut Sujeet Pandey revealed the name of the father of the Bulandshahr gang-rape victim during a press conference here on Tuesday.
IG Meerut held the press conference after arresting three other accused in the gang-rape of woman and her daughter in Bulandshahr in July 29.
What happened during the press conference?
- Father of the victim was put in front of the media persons
- Sujeet Pandey revealed his name in front of the media
- When reporters questioned IG for revealing the name, he attacked on media saying that in which rule book it is forbidden?
- IG said that even you people (media) go to rape victims’ families for interview
What else IG said?
- A gang of seven people were involved in the heinous crime
- Prime accused in the case is Salim
- The complete plan was made in Mawana of Meerut district
- Accused, during the police enquiry, said that in between July 9 to July 22, they visited the crime scene several times
Accused were on the run after the crime:
- All seven accused were on run after committing the crime on July 29
- Police said that few of them had relocated to Bihar and Jharkhand
- On August 8, Salim and two others were about to flee to Bijnour from Mawana but were arrested