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BJP acknowledged it empowered a criminal: Priyanka on Sengar's expulsion

The action by the BJP against the four-time MLA came days after the rape survivor and her lawyer were critically injured and two of her aunts killed when their car was hit by a speeding truck

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
FILE PHOTO: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra | PTI

Hours after accused MLA Kuldeep Sengar was expelled from the BJP, Congress general secretary Vadra on Thursday said the BJP has finally acknowledged having empowered a criminal and taken some action to correct itself.

"Grateful to the SC for taking cognisance of the 'Jungle Raj' being unleashed in UP," she said in a tweet.

"Meanwhile, the BJP finally acknowledges having empowered a criminal and takes some action to correct itself and move in the direction of justice for a young woman who has suffered immeasurably," she said.

The action by the BJP against the four-time MLA came days after the rape survivor and her lawyer were critically injured and two of her aunts killed when their car was hit by a speeding truck in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh.The family alleges the accident on Sunday was an attempt to eliminate her and the family.

First Published: Thu, August 01 2019. 14:40 IST
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