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Unnao case: CBI chargesheet names BJP MLA, 9 others in Arms Act case

IANS  |  Lucknow/New Delhi 

The (CBI) on Friday filed a chargesheet in a against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, his brother and eight others, including three policemen, in its probe into the Arms Act case in which the had framed the gang-rape victim's father.

Besides Sengar, who represents constituency, his brother Jai Deep Singh aka Atul Singh, the then station of station Ashok Singh Bhaduria, his Kamta Prasad, Amir Khan, and others have been named in the chargesheet.

All the accused have been booked under the Arms Act, and various sections of Indian Penal Code.

In the chargesheet, an said, the accused Sengar and his brother of filing a false complaint against the victim's father, alleging that he was caught by them with the help of their aides while threatening them with a countrymade pistol.

It was also mentioned in the chargesheet how the victim's father suffered injuries, arrested the same day and sent to judicial custody on April 4 from where he was admitted a hospital four days later. On April 9 he succumbed to his injuries during treatment.

This is the second chargesheet against Sengar within three days. The on Wednesday had filed a chargesheet against the as part of its probe into the rape case. On July 7, the CBI named Sengar's brother Atul in its first chargesheet in connection with the death of the minor's father.

The chargesheet is based on one of the three cases related to the arrest of the minor victim's father on April 3 by the police for illegal possession of arms. The other accused in the case are Vineet Mishra, alias Bauwa, Ram Sharan Singh alias Sonu and Shashi Pratap Singh, all residents of in Unnao district. They face charges of murder and criminal intimidation, among others.

A CBI said that the teenager was first raped by the BJP MLA on June 4, 2017 evening at his home when she went to meet him for a job. She was gang-raped by another group between June 11 to 20.

In April, the victim tried to commit suicide outside Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's house, alleging that the police did not act though she had approached them several months earlier. The case was later handed to the CBI.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 21:16 IST
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