Day after girl alleged rape by BJP MLA, her father dies in custody; four arrested

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By: Express News Service | Lucknow |
Updated: April 10, 2018 5:20:38 am


BJP MLA Sengar in Lucknow Monday. PTI

A day after a 17-year-old girl, who accused Bangarmau BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of raping her, tried to immolate herself near the residence of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over police inaction, her father died in custody in an Unnao jail Monday, allegedly of injuries sustained when he was brutally assaulted by supporters of the MLA six days ago.

The uproar over the death of the girl’s father — a video clip of the injured man did the rounds on social media Monday — made police suspend the Station Officer and five policemen of Makhi police station.

No FIR has still been lodged against the MLA who has denied the allegation against him by the girl and her family — a PTI report quoted Sengar as telling reporters outside the CM’s…

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