CBI corroborates Unnao rape charges against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

Lucknow: BJP MLA from Unnao Kuldip Singh Sengar, accused in a rape case, outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police in Lucknow on Wednesday night. PTI Photo by Nand Kumar(PTI4_12_2018_000002B)

NEW DELHI: The CBI probe in the politically sensitive Unnao gang-assault case has verified the survivor’s charge that BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar raped her at his home in Uttar Pradesh’s Makhi town on June 4 a year ago while his female assistant, Shashi Singh, stood monitor outside the room.

Sources said while the survivor had reliably named Sengar, MLA from Bangarmau, UP, among the individuals who disregarded her, nearby police kept the MLA and some other blamed out for the FIR recorded on June 20 and in addition the chargesheet documented later.

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

The focal office has recorded the survivor’s announcement before a justice under CrPC Section 164, in which she “remained by” the assertions. Articulations recorded under CrPC Section 164 are allowable in court as proof.

“In this way, the UP police were right in guaranteeing that the names of the MLA and Shashi Singh were not there in the FIR documented by the young lady on June 20. However, what it didn’t uncover was that the survivor’s protestation was weakened by UP police,” the CBI source said.

The UP police acted just as of late, when state DGP O P Singh requested the suspension of the agent administrator of police, the neighborhood SHO and four constables. The CBI is researching the part of the DSP, SHO and others at the police headquarters.

Inputs from: Times of India