Want strict action against Kuldeep Singh: Unnao rape victim

CBI arrests woman who allegedly lured Unnao rape survivor to BJP MLA's residence

CBI arrests woman who allegedly lured Unnao rape survivor to BJP MLA's residence

Kumar said the government chose to transfer the case to the CBI after lodging the case into the incidents of June 4, 2017, (alleged rape) and since the two other cases of April 3 this year (cross FIRs on the beating up of the victims father leading to his death) are connected, they will also be transferred to the CBI.

A local girl in Unnao accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his aides of raping her, while she had gone to meet him with a neighbour to seek his help in getting employment.

The CBI registered three separate cases in connection with the alleged rape and detained Sengar for questioning in the early hours today.

The minor girl had alleged that she was raped by Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the BJP legislator from Unnao, and his brother past year, but the police refused to take any action against them.

"I have done nothing wrong in my entire public life".

Stating that his government has adopted a "zero tolerance" policy against criminals since the first day of holding office, Adityanath said that the CBI is probing the case which was handed over to it following an order by the state government.

Principal Secretary, Home, Arvind Kumar said an FIR has been lodged at Makhi Police Station on a fresh complaint by the widow of the deceased Surendra Singh.

It also directed the CBI to file status report by May 2. Alongside, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted under Additional Director General of Police (Lucknow zone) to look into the matter submitted its report to the government.

On April 3, the girl's father was arrested in an Arms Act case and also booked under charges relating to voluntarily causing hurt, intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace. Now, I don't want to lose my uncle, ' the Unnao girl told mediapersons.

A letter for handing the probe over to the CBI for maintaining total transparency in the case would be sent to the Home Department, he told reporters here.

The court also questioned the conduct of the police in the case.

The agitation led by national Mahila Congress president Susmita Dev, tried to break the police cordon near the state party headquarters to reach the Gandhi statue at Hazratganj.

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