BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar finally named in Unnao rape case, UP govt calls for CBI probe: The Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar has been booked for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl in 2017, at Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao reportedly. The UP CM Yogi Adityanath-led government carry out the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation prior to the widespread criticism and righteous anger over police functioning.
The first information announces against Sengar, who represents the Bangarmau constituency in Unnao, was registered at Makhi police station under several sections of the Indian Penal Code and the strict Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.
This FIR was registered on the basis of the complaint done by mother of the alleged rape victim as per various reports.
The Uttar Pradesh government also handed this rape case and the custodial death of the teenager’s father to the investigating agency.
The girl has alleged Sengar’s brother Atul of assaulting her father, who was actually taken into the bar for allegedly illegally possessing firearms and died of his wound in judicial custody.
The state government already send a letter to the department of personnel and training and Union ministry of home affairs in order to have the central investigation.
Hours before he was accused of the rape charged, Kuldeep Sengar arrived at the house of the senior officer of police in Lucknow on the last Wednesday.
But reportedly, instead of arresting him, the senior cop said to Kuldeep Sengar that he will be contacted if there will be required. He said to the reporters that he was being framed.
The pronouncement to handover the case to the agency was taken post the Adityanath government received the report of the special investigation team headed by additional director general of police (Lucknow zone) Rajeev Krishna, a government official stated.
The government also made the news public post the BJP chief Amit Shah left for Delhi after assented a marathon meeting with Adityanath and other political party leaders.
A divide inquiry report has been submitted by deputy inspector general of police (prison) Love Kumar regarding the Unnao jail officials where the father of the girl demised in judicial custody.
The district magistrate of Unnao has also submitted an account to the state government on lapses on the piece of the district hospital.
The state government somehow determined to suspend chief medical superintendent Dr. DK Dwivedi and EMO Dr. Prashant Upadhyay which will be based on the report submitted by Krishna.
“Disciplinary proceedings have been initiated against three doctors namely Manoj Kumar (ortho surgeon), GP Sachan (surgeon) and Gaurav Agrawal (EMO) for laxity in giving proper medical care to the victim’s father, both prior to judicial custody and on referral from jail to the district hospital while in judicial custody,” a statement told.
“Circle officer Safipur Kunwar Bahadur Singh has been suspended for negligence in handling the repeated complaints given by the victim,” it added further.
The state government has also declared that a proper and required security will be given to the girl and her family.
The alleged rape happened in 2017, 4th July but the MLA was not officially named in the investigation. The previous day before the girl’s father died, she attempted suicide near the Adityanath’s residence where she and her family compel the state police to prosecute Sengar.
She told on the last Wednesday that she and her family had been placed under “house arrest” and said to the social worker she met that Sengar who allegedly raped her.
The Allahabad high court took cognizance of this case and asked the state government to delivers its response.
It was declared that the case will be here on Thursday and appointed senior advocate Gopal Swaroop Chaturvedi as an amicus curiae in the case in order to stand for the victim.