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SC to hear on May 17 Atul Rai's plea seeking protection from arrest in rape case

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The will hear on May 17 a petition filed by SP-BSP candidate from Lok Sabha constituency, Atul Rai, seeking protection from arrest in connection with a rape case.

A vacation bench comprising Justices and will hear Rai's plea seeking protection from arrest in connection with the case till May 23.

Rai, who is an accused in the case, is absconding.

In April, a college student in had accused Rai of sexually assaulting her. The victim had alleged that she was taken by Rai to his residence on the pretext of meeting his wife.

An FIR was lodged against Rai in the matter.

On May 8, the had turned down Rai's plea seeking anticipatory bail. Since then, he has been absconding.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 12:28 IST
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