Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh:
Two days after a 20-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr, who was finding out at a prestigious college within the United States, died in a street accident in UP after alleged harassment, the police has claimed that info have been distorted within the case. “No evidence of harassment” has been discovered throughout the probe within the dying of Sudeeksha Bhati as claimed by the household, a police officer mentioned, alleging a “twist” within the case as a result of these linked to the lady “thought of insurance money”.
A First Information Report (FIR) was filed on Tuesday evening amid widespread anger over the dying of Sudeeksha Bhati, about 36 hours after she died. She had topped Bulandshahr district two years in the past in Class 12 CBSE board exams within the Humanities stream. She then went on to obtain a full-time scholarship on the prestigious Babson College in Massachusetts.
Her household had claimed that she was being chased by two males on Monday morning on a motorcycle when she was a separate bike along with her uncle and a cousin, which led to the accident. While cops say her cousin was driving the bike, household says Sudeeksha’s uncle – Satendra Bhati – was the one driving the bike.
“The matter has been given a twist by people. The woman was on a huge scholarship and people thought of insurance money. The boy who was riding the bike has just passed the high school; he is probably a minor,” police officer Santosh Kumar Singh mentioned at the moment.
“At the time of the incident, Sudeeksha’s uncle – Satendra Bhati – was in Dadri, according to his mobile location. He reached the accident site about two hours later – at 10:49 AM. We have charted out the whole route he took to reaching the accident site,” he mentioned.
“A new account has been shaped up to blame the police. When a lie is repeated 50 times, it becomes convincing – just like the truth. In the probe so far, we have not been able to find any evidence of harassment,” he added.
The FIR – filed underneath two sections of the IPC (Indian Penal Code) – Section 279 ( Rash driving or driving on a public method) and Section 304-A (Causing dying by negligence) – additionally doesn’t make a point out of the alleged harassment the lady confronted moments earlier than her dying; sources within the UP police mentioned the FIR has been filed on the premise of the grievance filed by her father.
The two males will be seen in a CCTV footage, which the police on Tuesday mentioned was additionally being investigated. While the police denies harassment, over 15 bike house owners have been questioned within the dying up to now.
In his grievance, Brahma Singh Bhati, Sudeeksha’s father, wrote: “My daughter was very talented. I am completely shattered. I appeal to you that strictest punishment should be taken against those two men.”
Recalling the incident, he mentioned: “Yesterday (Monday – August 10, 2020), my daughter -Sudeeksha Bhati, my brother Satendra Bhati and nephew Nigam Bhati left their home at 8 AM to meet a relative on a bike. At about 9:30 AM, when they neared the Aurangabad area, two men a black (Royal Enfield) Bullet motorycle overtook them twice and then suddenly stopped the bike intentionally.””My brother also had to use brakes, which made him lose the balance and my daughter – Sudeekhsha – fell and suffered serious head injuries. She was declared brought dead at the hospital,” he mentioned.
Sudeeksha’s journey from a village in Uttar Pradesh to a prestigious American college was considered one of grit and dedication. She was one of many few ladies in her village who had gone to a college.
A pupil of Vidya Gyan School, an initiative of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, Sudeeksha had scored 98 per cent in Class 12 CBSE board exams.
Many on social media have demanded justice within the case. In a tweet, former UP chief minister and BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday mentioned: “In Bulandshahr, a promising student – Sudeeksha Bhati – who was travelling on a bike with her uncle lost her life due to misdeeds of bikers. This is highly tragic, shameful and condemnable. How will daughters progress? BSP demands the state should take swift action against the accused.”