The CBI team probing the accident site in Raebareli on Friday. (Photo/ANI)
The CBI team probing the accident site in Raebareli on Friday. (Photo/ANI)

Unnao rape case: CBI reaches accident site in Raebareli, probe underway

ANI | Updated: Aug 02, 2019 17:06 IST

Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): A team from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrived at the site where the Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer and two aunts met with an accident last month.
The sleuths launched an investigation into the incident.
On July 28, a truck rammed into the vehicle in which the victim was travelling. While her two aunts died at the spot, she and her counsel suffered major injuries and are undergoing medical treatment at the King's George Medical University in Lucknow.
The Supreme Court had on Thursday asked the CBI to investigate within seven days the mysterious case of the accident. The court also ordered the transfer of all cases related to Unnao rape incident from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi.
The Uttar Pradesh Police filed a case of murder against expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and nine others in connection with the accident. Probe in the case was transferred to the CBI on Tuesday.
Sengar, a legislator from Bangermau in Unnao district, had allegedly raped the girl at his residence in Unnao on June 4, 2017, where she had gone to seek a job. He is currently lodged in Sitapur district jail. (ANI)