The occupants of the car were on way to Rae Bareli jail to meet the rape victim’s uncle when the incident occurred in the Gurubaksganj police station area. Kuldeep Singh Sengar is also lodged in jail since last year on rape charges.
Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his associate have been named in the chargesheet for criminal conspiracy and intimidating the rape survivor and her family but have not been charged with murder.
During Saturday's proceedings, the counsel for the rape survivor said that although a few accommodations were looked into, none of the landlords contacted were willing to provide their premises for rent to the family.
The top court had on September 2 said it wanted "fair and speedy trial" in the case arising out of the rape of the minor, allegedly by Uttar Pradesh MLA and expelled BJP leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Unnao.
The accused in the crape ase, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, was brought to AIIMS before the day's proceedings began. The expelled BJP MLA has also been booked for murder in the accident case in which the victim and her lawyer sustained serious injuries while her two aunts died.