Kolkata, March 11: The BJP Monday demanded an impartial probe into the alleged suicide in the Tihar Jail of the main accused in the Dec 16 Delhi gang-rape.
“It is an unfortunate incident. There must be an impartial probe,” Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh told the media here.
According to jail officials, Ram Singh, 35, hanged himself early Monday in his prison cell. He was the driver of the bus in which the 23-year-old woman was raped by six males. She died in a Singapore hospitl where she had been airlifted for specialised treatment.
“The situation in Delhi is terrible. No low and order persist there,” Rajnath Singh alleged.
Seeking an “impartial inquiry” into the alleged suicide case, the BJP leader charged the Congress-led UPA government at the centre with politicising central investigating agencies.
“The matter of concern is that several attempts have been made to politicise central investigating agencies. All the healthy democratic systems are being broken by this government,” he said.
“The Congress-led centre has recently appointed a former CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) director as the governor of Nagaland. Never before in our country has any ex-CBI chief has been appointed as a governor of any state,” he added.