UP BJP leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar arrested for allegedly raping a minor
BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar from Uttar Pradesh has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Unnao rape case.
Sengar is accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in June 2017. He had invited her for a meeting to his home on the promise of offering her a job.
The case made news after the girl attempted suicide outside the residence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
The father of the girl was allegedly beaten up by Sengar's brother when he tried to lodge an FIR.
The father died later and the girl accused authorities of not helping her. She said they were protecting the accused men.
The news went viral and there was a demand raised to provide justice for her.
The huge outrage caused by this led to the transfer of the investigation to the CBI.