SC lawyers file plea over missing UP law student matter, say 'don't want another Unnao like case'

Parents of the missing girl had filed a missing complaint with the police earlier and alleged that former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was responsible for their daughter's disappearance. 

Published: 28th August 2019 12:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th August 2019 12:48 PM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

NEW DELHI: A group of Supreme Court lawyers on Wednesday filed a petition to Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi urging him to take suo moto cognisance of media reports that a law student from SS Law College in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur has gone missing from her college hostel.

Mentioning the matter before a bench headed by Justice NV Ramana, the lawyers said they did not want another Unnao case to happen.

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Parents of the missing girl had filed a missing complaint with the police earlier and alleged that former Union Minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand was responsible for their daughter's disappearance.

On August 24, a video of the missing girl had gone viral in which the law student had alleged that a person from 'Sant Samaj' destroyed many lives of women including her's. Without naming anyone, she also alleged that the person had threatened to kill her parents.

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The girl appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for her help.

An FIR has been registered against Chinmayanand in the case.

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