The police have grouped six teams to investigate the Unnao case in which two minor girls were found dead at a field on 17th February 2021. The Superintendent Police of the district is monitoring these teams, the police informed.
“Six teams were formed to investigate the case. SP Unnao himself is monitoring these teams. Postmortem report has revealed several things and our investigation is heading in the right way. We hope to get a breakthrough soon,” Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Lucknow range Lakshmi Singh told ANI on Friday 19th February.
Three minor girls were discovered lying unconscious by villagers in a field in Asoha on Wednesday 17th February. Two were declared brought dead at the hospital and the third girl is said to be in critical condition and is being treated at a hospital in Kanpur.
Police on Thursday 18th February filed an FIR based on the complaint of family members of two girls who were found dead.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath acknowledged the tragedy and has asked the Director-General of Police to request a detailed report on the incident. He had ordered officials to provide the best possible treatment to the victim at government cost, according to a release by the chief minister’s office.