My husband physically unable to rape, wife of Dwiwedi

Lucknow, Jan 20 (PTI) Claiming that BSP MLA PurshottamNaresh Dwiwedi was "physically unable" to commit rape, hiswife Asha today demanded DNA and medical test to prove hisinvolvement in the assault on a Dalit teenager in Banda.

"My husband is a patient of sugar and blood pressurefor the last 18 years and his left kidney is also not working.

With existing physical condition he cannot rape and being hiswife I can say this with certainty," Asha told reportershere.

"I demand that DNA and medical test of my husbandshould be conducted immediately," she said.

Alleging that a political conspiracy was being hatchedagainst her husband by his political adversaries, Asha alsodemanded a CB-CID probe into the case.

Claiming that theft charges against the girl weretrue, Asha said that the accused was arrested in front of 500people and the stolen mobile was also recovered from herpossession.

"After her arrest, when police took statement of thegirl in Banda jail, she didn''t said anything about myhusband. In fact she levelled allegations against her ownfather," she alleged.

Asha said that even the girl''s medical examinationfailed to establish that she was either raped or assaulted.

"Persons, whose names were taken by the girl, have noassociation with us neither they ever visited our house," sheclaimed.

She alleged that by implicating an MLA is a false casethe opposition parties conspire to defame the government.

"I request Behenji (Mayawati) to order a CB-CID probeagainst those conspiring against my husband and family andtake stern action against them," she said.

"If justice is not done to my family, I will not beable to bear the stigma and will commit suicide," she added.

Dwiwedi''s son Mayank also alleged that the conspiracywas hatched by the political opponents of the MLA.

"I can''t take the names at this juncture, but thisconspiracy started immediately after my father was named asthe coordinator for Banda Assembly seat," he alleged.

The Dalit girl was allegedly raped on December 10-11at the residence of 48-year-old Dwivedi, who representsNaraini seat in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly. She escaped fromthe MLA''s house on December 12 when the MLA allegedlyattempted rape for the third time and was arrested same day ontheft charges.

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