बरखा का झूठ बयां करती है 'नो वन किल्‍ड जेसिका'

E-mail Print PDF

सुधांशुजेसिका लाल की हत्या पर आधारित हाल में रिलीज़ हुई फ़िल्म 'नो वन किल्ड जेसिका' में रानी मुख़र्जी बरखा दत्त का किरदार अदा कर रही हैं। फ़िल्म तथ्यों से कोसों दूर है। ऐसा लगता है कि फ़िल्म की पटकथा जेसिका लाल की हत्याकांड को नहीं, बल्कि बरख़ा दत्त के कैरेक्टर को ध्यान में रखकर लिखी गई है। फ़िल्म ऐसे समय में रिलीज़ हुई है, जब बरख़ा दत्त चारों तरफ़ से भ्रष्टाचार के आरोपों से घिरी हुई हैं। पूरी फ़िल्म जेसिका को नहीं, बल्कि बरख़ा दत्त और एनडीटीवी को समर्पित है।

इस फ़िल्म में मीडिया का मतलब एनडीटीवी और पत्रकार यानी बरख़ा दत्त हैं। बरख़ा दत्त का पूरा कैरेक्टर झूठ पर आधारित है। फ़िल्म यह दर्शाना चाह रहा है कि जेसिक लाल को अगर इंसाफ़ मिला है, तो उसकी वजह बरख़ा दत्त हैं। फ़िल्म के अनुसार, इस केस से जुड़े जितने भी स्टिंग हुए सबको एनडीटीवी और बरख़ा दत्त ने ही अंजाम दिए।

जबकि सच्चाई कुछ और ही है। एनडीटीवी ने जेसिका को इंसाफ़ दिलाने के लिए दिल्ली पुलिस के सामने मुन शर्मा का इक़बालिया बयान प्रसारित करने के अलावा और कुछ नहीं किया। इसमें बरख़ा दत्त का कोई रोल नहीं था। बाद में कोर्ट ने इस स्टिंग को दरकिनार कर दिया, क्योंकि पुलिस के सामने दिया गया बयान कोर्ट में सबूत नहीं माना जाता है, जैसा कि सभी जानते हैं।

इस केस को अंजाम तक पहुंचाने में अगर किसी ने प्रमुख भूमिका निभाई तो वह तहलका डॉट कॉम था, जिसने कोर्ट में मुकरे सभी गवाहों का स्टिंग 9 सितंबर 2006 को स्टार न्यूज़ पर प्रसारित किया। इसके बाद मनु शर्मा के पिता कांग्रेसी नेता विनोद शर्मा को 6 अक्टूबर 2006 को हरियाणा के कैबिनेट मिनिस्ट्री से इस्तीफ़ा तक देना पड़ा था।

अब सवाल  यह उठता है कि इस फ़िल्म  की पटकथा को क्यों बरख़ा दत्त पर केंद्रित किया गया, जबकि उनका इसमें कोई रोल ही नहीं था। पूरी फ़िल्म बरख़ा दत्त के इर्द-गिर्द ही घूमती है। क्या इस फ़िल्म को बनाने में बरख़ा दत्त ने वित्तिय या किसी और तरह की कोई मदद दी?

विवरण :

1. Manu Sharma gave a statement to the Police, which was taped, in which he admits shooting Jessica Lall. "The idea at that time was to shoot in challenge. It was embarrassing to hear that even if I paid a thousand bucks I would not get a sip of drink." This audiotape was obtained and aired by the TV channel NDTV, but it does not constitute legal testimony. Subsequently, however, the confession was retracted, and a not guilty plea was entered in the trial.

2. Subsequently, a sting operation by the newsmagazine Tehelka exposed how Venod Sharma paid bribes to win over key witnesses, and Venod Sharma resigned from the Haryana Ministry on 6 October 2006.

3. In the immense uproar , hundreds of thousands of people e-mailed and SMS-ed their outrage on petitions forwarded by media channels and newspapers to the President and others seeking remedies for the alleged miscarriage of justice.

4. Soon, NDTV, a news channel, received more than 200,000 cellphone text messages urging retrial.

5. A poll conducted by the newspaper Hindustan Times showed that on a scale of 1 to 10, the public's faith in law enforcement in India was about 2.7 Public pressure built up with newspapers splashing headlines such as "No one killed Jessica", and TV channels running SMS polls.

6. On 9 September 2006, a sting operation by the news magazine Tehelka was shown on the TV channel Star News, which stated how the witnesses had been bribed and coerced into retracting their initial testimony. Venod Sharma was named in the expose as paying millions of rupees to some of the witnesses.[17] Facing pressure from the central Congress leaders, Venod Sharma resigned from the Haryana cabinet.

साभार-  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Jessica_Lall

जेसिका हत्याकांड में अगर किसी की भूमिका रही तो वह तहलका के स्टिंग ऑपरेशन की थी, जिसे स्टार न्यूज़ पर दिखाया गया और जो बाद में कोर्ट में सबूत बनी। बरख़ा दत्त का इसमें कोई रोल नहीं था। तहलका और स्टार  का स्टिंग ऑपरेशन जिसे NDTV  ने फ़िल्म में अपना स्टिंग ऑपरेशन बताया है।

http://www.liveindia.com/news/zzzzzb.html

इससे जुड़े  और कई लिंक

http://www.india-forums.com/news/national/4162-manu-sharma-father-challenges-tehelka.htm

http://www.indlaw.com/guest/DisplayNews.aspx?4FE6AC3F-6434-4573-B95E-F036D16D6187

http://news.oneindia.in/2006/10/06/jessica-lal-murder-case-venod-sharma-resigns-1160128358.html

On October 2, 2006,

NDTV ने वह ऑडियो टेप जारी किया, जिसमें दिल्ली पुलिस के सामने मनु शर्मा ने अपना जुर्म क़बूला था।

लिंक- http://tripatlas.com/Manu_Sharma#Media%20Pressure

NDTV gets Manu Sharma's taped confession Anasuya Roy

Manu : There was Jessica Lall, I did not know her name. I was told even if you give a thousand bucks, I will not give a sip of wine and I said that we have got an arrangement there. I pulled out my pistol there... and I fired one shot in the air.

Police : Air?

Manu : Yes, that is inside the Colonnade. So it went into the roof and nobody bothered, nobody moved. Then I pointed at Jessica and what I intended to do was I pointed slightly away from her so that I could see her hair, I wanted to generally shoot.

Police : What was the idea?

Manu : The idea at that time was to shoot in challenge. It was embarrassing to hear that even if I paid a thousand bucks I would not get a sip of drink. I pointed towards her a little and fired the shot. So I think I hit someone, I was just trying to see what had happened, when this lady comes up there.

Police : What type of lady?

Manu : Oldish, thin and she says you don't worry and stay here and then I realised something had happened. Then I could hear people saying somebody has shot.

I knew I should move. I took a lift on scooter/motorcycle and I saw a little garden and sort of a dhaba and I put my pistol there. I took a hitch from a scooter, a Tata Safari and a tractor before I reached right in front of Tony's house.

Alok and Vikas were all there by that time. When I inquired, they told me, "I think she is dead". I said single gunshot, he said, "yes". I said who is she – "Jessica Lall".

In July-September 2006,

तीन महीनों के अथक परिश्रम के बाद तहलका ने तीन अहम गवाहों का स्टिंग ऑपरेशन किया, जो स्टार न्यूज़ पर प्रसारित किया गया, जिसमें साफ़ पता चला कि गवाहों को किस तरह पैसों का लालच दिया गया और डराया गया।

लिंक- http://tripatlas.com/Manu_Sharma#Media%20Pressure

One of the key witnesses was Karan Rajput, who was present at the restaurant to borrow money from his nephew, Jitendra, the manager at the bar. Rajput who had long been an alcoholic, was asked by his nephew to sit at a chair which happened to be facing the bar where Shayan and Jessica were making drinks.

After the murder, Karan initially said he saw a boy in a white T-shirt come up to the bar and shoot Jessica. However, in the court testimony, he turned hostile, denying that he had been there at all.

After the incident Karan Rajput lived a life of parties and drinking bouts - although he had no job or other visible means of income. In January 2005, he died of cirrhosis of the liver. The Tehelka expose revealed [3]

that Karan Rajput was a regular visitor to Venod Sharma's offices in Chandigarh and Okhla, Delhi where he would collect money. Karan's friend Surendra told the Tehelka reporter how he would go with him; he feels that a total figure between Rs. 20 to 35 Lakhs was paid:

Surendra : I saw him receiving money at Okhla.

Question : Where at Okhla?

Surendra : From Sharma’s place. In front of Okhla depot there is a building. Sharma owns entire building. We used to collect money from there itself.

Question : How much money?

Surendra : Whatever we needed.

Question : Whatever you say?

Surendra : Whatever we demand. We used to get 20-25 thousand every month just like that. His number is in mamu’s ( Karan Rajput) diary.

Question : Would you accompany Rajput when he used to go to collect money?

Surendra : Yes.

Question : How would they pay, cheque or cash?

Surendra : Cheque.

Question : How much money would come?

Surendra : They gave twice in Nepal.

Question : When you would go to Okhla was the amount fixed?

Surendra : Later they fixed it at 20 thousand. Initially he would get 60 thousand, sometime up to one or two lakh. Sharma had taken his (Karan Rajput) life’s entire responsibility.

Another witness, the electrician Shivdas Yadav, was standing behind the bar when the murder occurred. In his initial statement, subsequently retracted, he also claimed to have witnessed the murder by Manu.

At some point before the trial, Shivdas suddenly came into some money with which and opened an electrician's business in Uttar Pradesh.

इस मामले में तो बरख़ा दत्त का चरित्र फिर घेरे में आ जाता है। क्योंकि एक ऐसे समय में जब बरख़ा दत्त की साख दांव पर लगी है, तो सवाल तो उठता लाज़िमी है कि फ़िल्म में तथ्यों से छेड़छाड़ करने के पीछे कोई उद्देश्य तो ज़रूर है।

लेखक सुधांशु चौहान युवा और प्रतिभाशाली जर्नलिस्ट हैं. न्यूज चैनल पी7न्यूज, नोएडा के वेब सेक्शन में बतौर जूनियर सब एडिटर कार्यरत हैं.


AddThis