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UP: One accused in custody in connection with the death of two Dalit sisters in Lakhimpur, the search for three accomplices continues

After getting hanged on the body of 2 Dalit Sage Sisters in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, sensation spread over the whole area.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Lucknow: A breaking development in this case Police has taken into custody an accused in connection with the death of two Dalit real sisters in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh. It is being told that the police are looking for more of his three accomplices. The accused is still being interrogated. After getting hanged on the body of 2 Dalit Sage Sisters in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, sensation spread over the whole area.

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The bodies of two minor sisters, aged around 15 and 17 years, belonging to the scheduled caste community. The incident happened at the Nighasan police station limits of Lakhimpur Kheri district. Local villagers and the girls’ family accused three men of rape and murder and staged a demonstration at the Nighasan crossing, a few kilometres from the village.

Giving information about the matter, DG LO Prashant Kumar said that the post-mortem of both the bodies is being done by the panel of doctors. Videography of the post-mortem is being done. IG Range Laxmi Singh has been sent to the spot. According to the Tahrir received from the family, action will be taken to register an FIR. Lucknow range inspector general (IG) of police Laxmi Singh and Lakhimpur Kheri superintendent of police (SP) Sanjiv Suman, to the protest site to assure villagers that strict action will be taken against the accused.

The mother of the girls told reporters that she suspected her daughters were murdered. She alleged that three youngsters of the neighbouring village on a bike abducted the two girls from near a hutment while the two sisters were cutting fodder. The mother said, “I was bathing inside the hutment when three youths of the neighbouring village arrived, one in a yellow T-shirt, another in a white one and the third in a blue T-shirt.”

On behalf of the Samajwadi Party wrote on Twitter, “The truth of the Chief Minister of UP, who claimed hollow claims about women’s security, got the body of two minor Dalit sisters in Lakhimpur Kheer. Harassing mothers’ sisters in the Yogi government, very embarrassing! Government checks the cases, the hardest punishment to the culprits.’

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadraj tweeted, “The incident of murder of two sisters in Lakhimpur is going to be heartbreaking. The kin says that those girls were kidnapped. Law and order does not get good by giving false advertising in daily newspapers and TVs. After all, why are the heinous crimes being increasing against women in Uttar Pradesh? When will the government wake up? ”

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