BJP MLA's brother arrested in Unnao gangrape case

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath

The wife of accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, Sangeeta Sengar has now defended her husband.

"My husband is innocent and it is my request that he should not be called a rapist. The way evidence is being hidden, it is not correct, we want justice".

On Tuesday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, terming the incident "unfortunate" had ordered a thorough probe and assured that the guilty won't be spared.

"Kuldeep Singh (Sengar) isn't being arrested".

"Atul Singh, the brother of the lawmaker thrashed me". I demand that they be hanged till death. The victim's father died in custody in Unnao on Monday, prompting her to charge that he was killed inside the district jail at the behest of the lawmaker.

"The girl (victim) is acting under the influence of our political rivals, " Sangeeta alleged. On April 9, at around 3.40 am, he passed away. The cause of death is listed as "septicaemia" and "perforation of colon", NDTV reported on Tuesday. The complaint was lodged by Asha Singh wife of Surendra Singh alias Pappu. They took him to the MLA's house and beat him with sticks outside the house.

The Uttar Pradesh government late on Wednesday (April 11) night made a decision to hand over the Unnao rape case, in which BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar is one of the accused, to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). After his death, Jaideep Singh, the brother of the MLA, was arrested for the assault.

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It is not run on caste and family lines, and has a tradition of taking everyone along, he said. Amit Shah said Prime Minister Modi has fulfilled "Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas" effectively.

Meanwhile, opposition Samajwadi Party workers yesterday staged a demonstration in Hazratganj area in the heart of the state capital demanding immediate arrest of the BJP MLA. He had also dismissed the complainant as belonging to "low status". " Yeh nimn star ke log hain (They are low-status people)".

Sengar told the CM on Monday in a written explanation, a copy of which was seen by ET, that he had a long rivalry with the deceased's brother over gram pradhan polls.

Law and Order Anand Kumar told IANS that the SIT, which will be headed by the SP, Crime, of Lucknow, will look "into the entire gamut of allegations. from the beginning of the issue in June last year (which is when the 18-year-old first complained of rape by Unnao MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger)".

Speaking of her two daughters who too had not taken the news well, the lamenting wife couldn't hold back her tears, and said, "Even we have two daughters, we know what dignity of a daughter means".

They also had a talk with the suspended and other policemen posted at Makhi Police Station.

"Gruesome & barbaric! Humanity gets shamed as the rape victim attempts suicide & her father is beaten & dies in police custody".

Meanwhile, the rape victim and her family appealed to Yogi for justice and demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

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