July 12, 2015 12:00:00 am
Two days after they alleged foul play in the death of Sara, who was allegedly killed in a road accident in which her husband and Samajwadi Party leader Amanmani Tripathi emerged unscathed, her family is yet to lodge a formal complaint with the police even as they reiterated the demand for an investigation either by the CBI or the Special Task Force.
Twenty-seven-year-old Sara allegedly died in an accident in Firozabad district while on her way to Delhi with her husband Amanmani, who was arrested and sent to judicial custody Friday in a kidnapping and extortion case lodged against him in Lucknow last year.
Sara’s mother Seema Singh said she will lodge a formal police complaint soon but did not specify when and at which police station.
“We want an inquiry by CBI or STF to bring out the truth about the accident. I have suspicion of foul play. By the time we reached Firozabad, cars from Gorakhpur were already there. How is it possible? We want to know how many persons were travelling in the car, which is said to have met with the accident,” Seema told The Sunday Express.
The distance by road from Lucknow, where Sara’s family lives, to Firozabad is about 320 km, while from Gorakhpur it is about 600 km.
Amanmani lives in Gorakhpur, where his father and former UP minister Amarmani Tripathi is lodged in a hospital under judicial custody. Amarmani, along with his wife Madhumani, is serving life term for the murder of poet with whom he allegedly had an affair.
Sara’s mother had Friday claimed that Amanmani had married her daughter against the wishes of his parents at an Arya Samaj temple in July 2013. But Sara lived with her at their house in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, most of the time.
“Amarmani was not ready to accept the marriage. We want to know how she died and I hope to get justice,” said Seema.
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