A 27-year-old man, who allegedly attempted suicide with a woman outside the Supreme Court, died on Saturday morning during treatment. police gave this information.
He told that on Monday, a 27-year-old youth had suffered 65 per cent burns while a 24-year-old girl was scorched by 85 per cent in an attempt to immolate herself. Both were admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. Police said that the woman is undergoing treatment.
Police said that the girl hails from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh and was allegedly raped by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Atul Rai in 2019. The MP is in jail in judicial custody for two years in this case.
Before attempting suicide, the young woman with a colleague recorded a video on Facebook Live, revealing her identity and alleging that she had filed a rape case against Atul Rai in 2019. The girl has alleged that some senior police officers and others are supporting the accused.
Delhi | The man who had set himself ablaze in front of Supreme Court gate number D on August 16 succumbs to his injuries
He and a woman had set themselves on fire in front of the Supreme Court.
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DCP (New Delhi) Deepak Yadav had said that the investigation is going on to find out the exact reason behind the incident, but it is suspected that the girl committed suicide fearing that the accused party would be implicated in the fraud case. had tried. DCP Yadav said that the police personnel present on the spot immediately put blankets on both of them and doused the fire. He said that both were immediately taken to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.
In a Facebook Live video, the woman claimed that a local court in Uttar Pradesh has issued a non-bailable warrant against her and the judge has also issued summons to her. In March, the girl had filed an application in the Supreme Court requesting to transfer the trial of the rape case from Prayagraj to a Delhi court, citing threat to her life.
Later in August, a local court in Varanasi issued a non-bailable warrant against the woman based on a forgery complaint lodged by the accused MP’s brother.