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Rape culture prevalent in UP: Ranjana Kumari

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Women rights activist Ranjana Kumari on Thursday condemned the Muzaffarnagar rape case and lashed out at the Akhilesh Yadav-led Government for the deteriorating and order situation in Uttar Pradesh.

"It shows there is no proper administration in Uttar Pradesh. The politicians make a kind of rape culture there. The culture there is deteriorating. So, the people there must take a stand against such criminals," Kumari told ANI.

"These kinds of incidents are increasing in which after raping, video clips are being made and circulated. They have become so much courageous to do this. It happens only when the criminal feels there cannot be any action against him," she added.

Echoing similar sentiments, leader Shobha Oza said such criminals should not be spared and death sentence should be given to them.

"It is so horrifying and so sickening that perverted people rape women, shoot it and then make it viral and force the woman to commit suicide," she added.

A 40-year-old mother of three allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday in Muzaffarnagar after a video clip of her gang-rape was circulated on WhatsApp.

"Woman had relationship with a man, who made a clip of her which went viral, the woman then committed suicide. The accused has been arrested and he has accepted his crime. We will send him to jail," said Muzaffarnagar Superintendent of Police

Pradeep Gupta.

First Published: Thu, January 14 2016. 12:04 IST