Government denies Dalit girl’s allegations of pressure on police
Patna,(BiharTimes): The additional director general (ADG) (police headquarters) Sunil Kumar has denied the allegations of the Dalit minor girl that there was pressure on the police to go slow in the case and asserted that action would be taken against anybody found to be involved.
Meanwhile, he said prima facie police have found the allegations against automobile businessman Nikhil Priyadarshi to be true in the sexual exploitation case of the daughter of a former Congress minister.
Nikhil, son of a retired IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre and the main accused in the case, is on the run and the police have an arrest order for him.
The victim had alleged that Nikhil promised to marry but refused and later sexually exploited her and tried to push her into a sex-racket that he used to run.
She had also accused Nikhil’s father, brother, and a friend. An FIR was registered at the SC/ST police station in Patna on December 22.
However, it was later that she also alleged that state Congress vice-president Brajesh Pandey had tried to molest her.
The ADG said tThe charges against Brajesh, who is a non-FIR accused, are being investigated.
He also said that the state police have written to the Union home ministry to ensure that Nikhil does not flee the country.