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Unnao rape case: CBI detains BJP MLA, questions him

IANS  |  Lucknow 

The (CBI) on Friday detained who has been accused with the alleged gang rape of a 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh, said.

Sengar, an MLA from Bangarmau seat in district, is being questioned at the here.

The probe agency filed has three FIRs in the rape case and the death of victim's father in police custody. The FIRs were filed on Thursday night following the Centre's order.

Sengar was asked to join the investigation when he was about to leave for He was brought here earlier on Friday.

The victim tried to set herself ablaze Yogi Adityanath's residence on Sunday, claiming inaction in the gang rape case.

Later on Sunday, her father was picked up by the police and allegedly roughed up by Senger's brother and his aides following which he died.

The incident has triggered a political storm and public outrage.



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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 10:48 IST