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Unnao rape survivor’s letter to CJI to be taken up today

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Published : Aug 1, 2019, 9:40 am IST
Updated : Aug 1, 2019, 9:45 am IST

This hearing comes four days after the survivor was critically injured in a car accident.

On Wednesday, the CJI had asked for a report on the delay in placing a letter and asked the top court registry to submit details of the letter. (Photo: PTI | File)
 On Wednesday, the CJI had asked for a report on the delay in placing a letter and asked the top court registry to submit details of the letter. (Photo: PTI | File)

New Delhi: A letter by the Unnao rape survivor and her family to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi alleging danger to their lives will be taken up by the Supreme Court on Thursday.

Read | ‘People threatened me’: Unnao survivor’s letter to CJI days before accident

 

This hearing comes four days after the survivor was critically injured in a car accident. The survivor’s family has alleged that BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar and his men were behind the accident.

On Wednesday, the CJI had asked for a report on the delay in placing the letter and asked the top court registry to submit details of the letter. The CJI clarified that he had not been informed about the family’s letter on Tuesday.

Read | SC questions delay in placing Unnao rape survivor's letter before CJI

On Sunday, the rape survivor, her two aunts and her lawyer were travelling from Unnao to Raebareli when their car had a head-on collision with a truck.

 

In 2017, the woman said that she was sexually assaulted by the BJP lawmaker when she went to his Unnao house to seek a job.

Tags: unnao rape case, cji, supreme court, ranjan gogoi
Location: India, Delhi