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Unnao rape case LIVE updates: CBI takes case after PM Modi's intervention

In What Will Be Perceived To Be A Major Development The Uttar Pradesh Government On Thursday Handed Over The Unnao Rape Case, Wherein Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar Is Prime Accused, To The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI).

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 12 Apr 2018, 07:20:31 PM

New Delhi:

An FIR has been registered against the rape accused Kuldeep Sengar on Thursday, confirmed SO Rajesh Singh to ANI. The case has been filed at the Makhi police station in Unnao. 

The case has been registered under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (including Section 376 for rape) and POCSO Act.

Unnao rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar asked the police on Wednesday night in Lucknow to call him if there was an arrest warrant. "When there is an arrest warrant, call me,”.

Sengar reached the Lucknow SSP's office at midnight and told reporters he was being framed. “I just came here to prove that I have done no wrong and would be here anytime the police wants me,” he told reporters as he was leaving.

In a midnight drama that unfolded after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah returned to the national capital from Lucknow, the rape-accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar reached the Senior Superintendent of Police's (SSP) office with two dozens supporters in tow.
When confronted by the media, the MLA said that he had come to enquire whether his name had appeared in any of the First Information Reports (FIRs).

"Hum to ye pata lagaane aaye the ki kahin hamara naam kisi FIR me hai ya nahi (I just came to find out whether I was named in any FIR)," he said. Sengar showed up at the SSP's office at around 11.40 pm.

He told media persons that naming him an "absconder" was not fair. On their way back, Sengar and his aides got into a scuffle with reporters.
In Unnao, about 50 kilometres from Lucknow, four-time BJP MLA Sengar and his brothers allegedly gang-raped an 18-year-old girl.

Also Read: Unnao Rape Case: CBI to take over probe against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

Live Updates:

# 01:39 PM:Allahabad High Court asks state govt counsel, "Why has the MLA not been arrested yet?' Seeks reply post lunch.

# 11:38 AM: Still so many questions are being raised on me, even after my father's murder. How will I get justice? CBI probe is fine but first MLA(#KuldeepSinghSengar) should be arrested as he will influence probe, I now fear for my uncle's(father's brother) life.

# 10:22 AM: Nobody is defending him(#KuldeepSinghSengar), all we are saying is that we have to hear both sides. Now case has been given to CBI, they will decide on arrest: OP Singh,UP DGP.

# 10:14 AM:The case has been transferred to CBI: Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar 

# 10:05 AM: Narco test should be done of Kuldeep Singh Sengar  &complainant, truth will be out then. If MLA found guilty punish him, but I have heard this same girl had filed a false rape case against a man some years back,man had to spend 6 months in jail: BJP Bairia MLA Surendra Singh 

# 09:31 AM: FIR copy

# 09:15 AM: Yes we are happy that finally an FIR has been registered against #KuldeepSinghSengar , had this been done much earlier, my brother(victim's father) would be alive today. Still, lets see if he will be arrested or not: Uncle of victim 

# 09:09 AM: FIR was registered against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger under sections 363, 366, 376 ,506 and POCSO act.

# 08:37 AM: An FIR has been registered against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger,confirms Police SO Rajesh Singh

The victim later attempted suicide outside Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath's residence in Lucknow on Sunday, demanding justice. Sengar and accomplices are also accused in the custodial death of the victim's father. A special investigation team (SIT) formed to probe the alleged rape and the victim's father's death reportedly found serious lapses by police and doctors in Unnao.

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First Published : 12 Apr 2018, 09:13:00 AM