Within a month, a second video has surfaced on social media which shows a woman from Uttar Pradesh crying for help as she claims that Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) leader and elected MP, Atul Rai is threatening her. She also alleges in the video that while he is in jail, his aides have threatened her of fate like that of Unnao rape survivor, who accused ex-BJP MLA Kuldip Singh Sengar of repeated rape in 2017 and is now struggling for her life in the hospital after she met with a car accident on July 28.

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

  • A second video surfaces on social media in a month where a woman from Uttar Pradesh cries for help from Prime Minister alleging that a jailed politician is threatening her.
  • She claims that BSP MP Atul Rai has asked his aides to threaten her of a ‘fate worse than Unnao rape survivor’.
  • She is a former student of a Varanasi College who was allegedly rape by Rai, soon after he became an MP, he surrendered in June.
  • At the end of August, a law student from Shahjahanpur had also alleged that a former BJP MP Chinmayanand has been harassing her for over a year since she joined his college.

After the woman complained of rape against Rai, who was elected as an MP from Ghosi constituency, he surrendered in June. “Respected Prime Minister, Chief Justice of India and UP Chief Minister, please get this survivor justice. I, my family and my witnesses have been tortured by ‘criminal’ Atul Rai. For more than a month after I lodged a complaint against him, I was threatened. And when I remained firm on my complaint, false cases against my witnesses have been registered,” the girl, who studied in a Varanasi college, said in the video, NDTV reported.

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“Every information regarding us is getting leaked. My phone is being tapped. When we went to the Allahabad High Court, everybody knew that we are in the city. And their people had followed us. I don’t know what is going on in this country,” she added.

“Now I have come to know from Atul Rai’s people that they are trying to reach a High Court judge and he will be released soon. They are saying ‘after he is released, your fate would be worse than the Unnao survivor’s’,” she said in the video.

The case reportedly falls under the jurisdiction of Ballia police and Additional Superintendent of Ballia Police, Sanjay Yadav says that the police have taken cognizance of the video and have started the probe.

“The security of the victim is the responsibility of the police, for which the concerned police station has been directed to make necessary arrangements and a police team has been deployed for it,” he was quoted by news agency PTI as saying.

“Now I have come to know from Atul Rai’s people that they are trying to reach a High Court judge and he will be released soon. They are saying ‘after he is released, your fate would be worse than the Unnao survivor’s’”

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On August 24, a Shahjahanpur law student went missing after she posted a video on social media requesting PM Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of saving her from her college director and three-time BJP MP, Chinmayanand. The girl is a student of SS Law College in Shahjahanpur and is managed by Chinmayanand’s Ashram. She was found after a week in Rajasthan and has now alleged in her police complaint that she filed in Delhi’s Lodhi Road police station that Chinmayanand raped her repeatedly over a period of one year.

The girl also alleged in her video that she could not file a complaint with authorities in Shahjahanpur because they shielded the politician. The Supreme Court took Suo Motu cognizance of the case and has appointed an SIT from the UP police to investigate the case.

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