Unnao rape case: BJP MLA Sengar booked for conspiring against victim's father

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 21, 2018, 11:09 AM IST

The 17-year-old girl (L) alleged that BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar (R) and his aides had raped her in May 2017. Photograph:(ANI)

The Central Bureau of Investigation has booked the MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in a criminal conspiracy case for falsely implicating Unnao rape victim's father in a case.

The victim's father, who died in police custody, was arrested after the family attempted to commit suicide outside Chief Minister Adityanath's Lucknow residence. 

The BJP MLA who is currently in police custody on charges of rape was arrested on April 13 after an immediate order from the Allahabad High Court.

The CBI had earlier this month confirmed allegation of rape against him.

The MLA has been booked under IPC sections  376 (rape), 366 (kidnapping, abducting or inducing a woman to compel her for marriage,), 363 (kidnapping) and 506 (criminal intimidation).