This article is from Oct 03, 2020

The father of the UP rape case offender is being with BJP leaders?


Why is the accused saved? Some memorable pictures of Sandeep’s father will tell all who accused in the case of Hathras’ daughter Manisha.

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A 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly raped and brutally assaulted by 4 upper castes in Hathras area of Uttar Pradesh on September 14, 2020 died on September 29 at the Delhi Safdarjung Hospital. Four people including Sandeep, his uncle Ravi, his friends Lavkush and Ramu were arrested in the case.

In this context, a photo of the accused Sandeep’s father with BJP leaders in India like Prime Minister Modi, Rajnath Singh, Yogi Adityanath and others have been shared as “the culprits are being saved without justice for the victim’s family”. A screenshot of the tweet posted by Ayush Thabi has been shared on SB Udayakumaran’s Facebook page.

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While doing a reverse image search of the photos that went viral claiming to be the father of Sandeep, who is accused in the Hathras case, was Shyam Prakash Dwivedi, a BJP leader from Prayagraj area of Uttar Pradesh. Photos of him with Modi and Yogi Adityanath were posted on his social media pages.

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The families of those arrested in the Hathras gang-rape case Sandeep’s father speaking video was available at on October 1 told News24.

BJP leader Shyam Prakash Dwivedi, who has been falsely portrayed as the father of Sandeep, who is accused in the Hathras sexual assault case, has also recently been charged with sexual harassment case. A B.A. student in Prayagraj area, has complained that she was raped and threatened to kill her family. In this connection, a case has been registered against Dwivedi.


In our search, photos of BJP leader Shyam Prakash Dwivedi have been misrepresented as the father of Sandeep, who is accused in the Hathras sexual assault case.

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