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UP rape case: Congress slams Adityanath for 'protecting' MLA

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Wednesday slammed for "protecting" BJP MLA who is accused of raping a teenage girl in Unnao.

Addressing a press conference here, said: "The Unnao rape victim cried for justice and pleaded with for eight-nine months. However, the did not budge because the MLA was protected by him."

The said the government's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign should be renamed as "BJP se beti bachao" (Save girls from BJP).

On Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh Crime Branch arrested Sengar's brother on the charge of assaulting the 16-year-old girl's father last week after she had filed a rape complaint against the MLA.

The girl's father died on Monday.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 18:24 IST