Unnao rape case: High Court directs to Uttar Pradesh government to arrest BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

13 April 2018, 08:52 PM
Unnao rape case: High Court directs to Uttar Pradesh government to arrest BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar (File Photo)
Unnao rape case: High Court directs to Uttar Pradesh government to arrest BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar (File Photo)

The Allahabad High Court on Friday has ordered the arrest of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl last year.

The bench said that the state court top will be personally monitor the investigation of Unnao Rape Case.

The High Court on Thursday had slammed the Yogi Adityanath government over its failure to arrest the accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar.

Advocate General Raghvendra Singh, Uttar Pradesh government representative, had told the court that the Unnao lawmaker Kuldeep Senger was not arrested because there was no enough evidence against him.

Earlier in the day, Kenjar was questioned by Central Bureau of Investigation for at least two hours.

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention on Thursday, the CBI took up the case. It will probe three cases filed against Sengar in Unnao, around 55 kilometers from the Lucknow.

The BJP legislator has been charged under stringent POSCO Act and relevant sections under the Indian Penal Code.

First Published: Friday, April 13, 2018 05:11 PM
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