Hathras, Uttar Pradesh: A man who came out on bail on Monday in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras district, about 200 km from Delhi, was jailed for some time in 2018 in a sexual harassment case. UP Hathras shooting accident: So far one person has been arrested in the case.
An argument at around 4:30 pm on Monday evening, Hathras police said, culminated in a shooting incident between the family of a survivor and the family of the accused outside a village temple, leading to the father of the survivor Was taken to the hospital.
In a detailed statement on social media, Hathras police said that accused Gaurav Sharma was kept in jail for a month in 2018, as a molestation case was filed against him by the woman’s father. He was granted bail by the local court a month later and has been out of jail ever since.
“The man whose case of molestation was registered against Gaurav Sharma in July 2018. The accused went to jail and got bail after a month. Since then the two families were opposed to each other. The main accused had a wife and an aunt. One To pray in the village temple where this man had two daughters present. The women had an argument. The accused – Gaurav Sharma – and the woman’s father intervened and the argument between the men intensified. Gaurav then flew into a rage. Gaya. Some boys called. His family reached the spot and shot the man, “Vineet Jaiswal, the police chief of Hathras, said in a video statement released on Twitter.
A person from Gaurav Sharma’s family has been arrested in the case so far. The news agency reported that as the authorities asked for strict action in the case, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed the authorities to enforce strict National Security Act against all the accused involved in the case.
Video shot by local journalists on Monday showed a crying child outside a police station and demanded justice.
“Please give me justice … Please give me justice. First, he molested me and now he has shot my father. He is in our village. There were six-seven people. My father’s somebody There was no enmity. His name. ” Gaurav Sharma
“He kept threatening us to withdraw the case. My father had previously refused. My younger sister and I went to the local temple … He and his wife and two relatives were there, and they passed comments on us. Proceeded. ” So we left from there, ”the woman told reporters.
“We went to our fields, where my father was harvesting potatoes. Then, these people also reached there and he (Gaurav) started commenting on me again. I then countered them. He and his Relatives abused me. My father got it rebuilt. They left him. He threatened us before leaving. Two hours later, around 3:30 pm, he brought a car and about 4-5 people came and My father shot, ”he said.
Hathras police chief Gaurav Sharma said, the main accused in the case, runs his social media page under the name ‘Gaurav Songra’.
On his Facebook page, the accused has posted several pictures describing himself as “Samajwadi Party leader”.
The latest such post was made on 27 February, where the accused called people to attend a farmers’ conference called by SP chief Akhilesh Yadav in Aligarh on 3 March.
In September last year, a 20-year-old Dalit woman was raped by four men from a so-called upper caste community in Hathras that shocked the entire nation.
He later died due to injuries in a hospital in Delhi. There was widespread criticism from police about handling the case and the victim’s late-night funeral, where the family said they were not allowed.
The four accused in the case have been charged with gang rape and murder after investigation by the CBI. The CBI has also made allegations against the accused under the SC / ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.