Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien has challenged the Union Home Minister. TMC MP has said that if the Home Minister comes in Rajya Sabha or Lok Sabha, he will get his head shaved. The TMC leader alleged that the Union minister was running away on the issue of Pegasus and that is why he was not answering the questions of the opposition. Actually, TMC MP has said this during an interview with ‘India Today’.
When Derek O’Brien was asked during this interview why he does not ask questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Parliament? Then responding to this, the TMC MP said that ‘I have never seen the Home Minister in Parliament. I have never seen the Prime Minister in Parliament. His favorite officer has been made the Commissioner of Delhi Police. A nine-year-old Dalit girl was gang-raped in Delhi… so shouldn’t the Home Minister come forward and answer?’ Derek O’Brien further said ‘Why was a Dalit girl raped? If Amit Shah comes to Rajya Sabha or Lok Sabha tomorrow (Wednesday) on this serious issue and gives this answer, then I will shave my head on your show. I challenge Amit Shah because he is running away on Pegasus issue.’
However, about the incident in Delhi about which TMC MP was referring in the interview, let us tell you that the case of alleged gang-rape of a nine-year-old Dalit girl has come to light here. It is also being said that the girl was murdered after the gang-rape and the accused also forcibly performed the last rites of the girl. Four suspects were arrested on Monday, a day after the girl’s mother identified them. These include a priest, Radhe Shyam, two people working for him, Lakshmi Narayan and Kuldeep, and Salim, a resident of the same area.
The accused have been booked under sections 376 (rape), 302 (murder), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 204 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), apart from relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes Act. Destruction of evidence) charges have been registered.