With the Unnao gang rape incident in the spotlight, the Allahabad high court has taken suo motto cognizance of the matter.
The high Court has appointed an amicus curiae in the matter.
It need be mentioned that a girl, aged 18 yrs, had tried immolating herself outside the office of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and then came out an incident involving rape.
The girl alleged that she had been gang raped and named ruling party MLA and also said that her father had been beaten by the police till he died.
It is also alleged that her father had been mercilessly thrashed by the MLA’s brothers and supporters on April 2.
With this, the Allahabad HC will hear the case on April 12.
The incident has left the UP government visibly shaken with the police department swinging into action suspending six policemen.