BJP MLA Alleges ‘Love Jihad’ Angle In Lakhimpur Kheri Rape Case

Accused has been held by the police ever since the body of 18-year-old girl was found.

Sohil Nikam

August 27, 2020

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BJP MLA Saurabh Singh Sonu has said that there’s a possible ‘Love Jihad’ angle in the rape and murder case of an 18-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri. He has also demanded that the National Security Act (NSA) be slapped upon the youth who has been arrested in the case. Following his arrest, the police had said that the accused, named Dilshad, had confessed to having committed the crime after a heated argument with the girl on August 24.

The police has said that Dilshad has admitted to having raped her and then slit her throat at the spot where her body was found. Lakhimpur Kheri SSP Satendra Kumar, said, “Apart from the statement of the accused, the conclusion is also based on scientific evidence such as fingerprints, bloodstained clothes and CCTV footage that has confirmed the crime. A knife has also been recovered based on the information given by him.”

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