SCPCR chairperson visits Suddhowala Jail
In the Vasu Yadav murder case, the Chairperson of State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) Usha Negi visited the Suddhowala Jail on Saturday where she met the inmates accused of murdering Vasu. During the visit, inmates clearly stated that they did not killed Vasu and claimed that the administration of the Children Homes Academy along with the police department forcibly made them to accept the crime they did not commit.
During the meeting the SCPCR chairperson, the inmates recreated the whole incident and stated that a brawl did occurred between the them and Vasu but no serious injury occurred to him during the incident. One of the inmates also informed that he went to his room for rest from 3 pm to 6pm on the day of the incident. He claimed that during that period nothing came to his knowledge.
Accusing the school administration and police they said that the police took them in its custody on July 23 where they were beaten up and a video was forcibly made where the police made them to accept having killed Vasu Yadav. They also blamed school warden, Ajay who convinced the boys to accept the crime and also promised that no harm will be done to them and they will be free in two to three days. However, no one from the school administration came to meet the accused boys in the jail, they said.
SCPCR chairperson Usha Negi said, “A request from the parents was made stating that these boys are innocent. A proper investigation will be done we have asked the boys to a write a complaint letter to the jailor. Acting on which we can do the further proceeding in the case.”
It is important to mention here that Vasu Yadav who aged 12 year was killed due to several injuries he received in the Children homes Academy, a school of destitute, in March this year.
Sunday, 07 July 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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