Lucknow: Describing reports of Uttar Pradesh’s rape and atrocities as “heart-wrenching”, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said on Wednesday that it was “the worst period” for women’s security.
His tweet was soon countered by another BJP government, claiming that the situation was worse when Yadav himself was the chief minister. The former UP chief minister tweeted in Hindi, “The way the news of rape, atrocities, and murders of the state’s sister-daughters is coming out is heart-wrenching.”
Akhilesh Yadav said, “This is by far the worst phase for girls and women in the state in terms of security.” He did not specify any specific case of rape.
From the security point of view, this is the worst period for girls and women in the state. Extremely condemnable,Akhilesh Yadav said. He did not specify any specific case of rape.Akhilesh Yadav’s allegations were dismissed by Shalabh Mani Tripathi, who is an advisor to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Tripathi tweeted that crime statistics in the state responded to the allegations “In your government, 14,917 incidents of murder, rape, and robbery were reported in 2016 when reports of multiple incidents were not recorded.
Today crimes are decreasing, There are also cases when cases occur. Being registered. Registered online, criminals being killed and jailed. Restlessness abounds,” he said.
According to the data tweeted by CM’s aide, from January 1 to December 31, there were 4,679 incidents of murder, 3,481 rapes, 263 robberies and 4,118 incidents of robbery in 2016. In contrast, during Adityanath’s tenure, there were 3,294 murders, 2,553 rapes, 91 robberies and 1,982 robbery incidents between 1 January and 15 November 2019.