Arun Yadav demands action against accused in rape of sarpanch

Khargone (MP): Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Arun Yadav on Sunday demanded action against those responsible for alleged rape of an elected dalit woman sarpanch in Khandwa district.

In a letter to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Yadav, who is an MP from Khandwa Lok Sabha seat, demanded action against those responsible for raping an elected woman sarpanch.

Yadav alleged that there is no law and order situation in the state. The incident of rape of a woman sarpanch and till date no action against the accused persons was taken as an example for absence of law and order in the state, the letter copies of which were issued to the media said.

He said that records claimed that Madhya Pradesh is leading in the country on the issue of crime. If the woman sarpanch did not get justice then, Congress will launch an agitation against the BJP government in the state.

It can be recalled that four persons have allegedly raped a dalit woman sarpanch of Kailari village on September 23, following which the victim had filed an FIR in the police station concerned in Khandwa district.

Meanwhile, the Congress Khandwa City unit president Ajay Ojha demanded security for the victim woman and her son in view of the threat to their lives.

Bureau Report