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BJP MLA charged by CBI for framing Unnao rape victim's father in false Arms Act case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

BJP MLA Singh Sengar was today listed in a charge sheet by the for framing the father of a minor girl, allegedly raped by the lawmaker in Unnao, in a false Arms Act case, officials said.

Along with him nine others including the then Station of station, Ashok Singh Bhaduria, Kamta Prasad Singh, Amir Khan, brother of the MLA Atul Singh Sengar were also named in the charge sheet, filed before a special court in

Four other accused have also been charged by the agency.

Sengar is a four-time MLA from Bangarmau, a semi-urban area nearly 70 km from Lucknow, and enjoys immense clout in the area.

The recently named him in a charge sheet for allegedly raping the minor girl at his residence on June 4, 2017 night but the local police had not registered the FIR after the crime.

The girl's father was booked by the local police on allegations of brandishing a country-made pistol and put in prison when he filed a case this year to bring Sengar to book on April 4. He was allegedly beaten up by the brother of the MLA and his aides.

The police action had prompted the girl to attempt self-immolation in front of Yogi Adityanath's residence on April 8 to highlight the plight of her father. day, her father succumbed to his injuries.

The CBI has charged the MLA, his brother, policemen and five others in IPC sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 166 (public servant disobeying law, with intent to cause injury to any person), 167 (Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury), 193 (producing false evidence), 201 (destruction of evidence) among others.

CBI's said further investigation is on.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 17:55 IST