BJP demands 3rd post mortem of Lakhimpur girl

Lucknow: BJP on Tuesday demanded third post mortem of the body of a 14-year-old girl, found hanging inside a police station premises in Lakhimpur district, under the supervision of judicial officers.

The party also demanded immediate resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, alleging that her government has failed to provide security of the people, it said in a statement.

BJP state chief Surya Pratap Shahi today visited Nighasan, where the teenager's body was found hanging in a police station, and demanded a third post mortem examination under the supervision of judicial officers, alleging that government was trying to hide facts as proved by the second post mortem report, which confirmed murder of the girl.

The mother of the deceased in the FIR has alleged rape and murder, he said, adding that it is more shameful as the crime had been committed in the police station.

He also demanded immediate arrest of the policemen responsible for the incident.

The BJP leader held BSP leaders and workers responsible for deteriorating law and order situation in the state.