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Midnight Drama as Rape Accused BJP MLA Meets Cops, Returns Without Surrendering

BJP MLA from Unnao Kuldip Singh Sengar outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police in Lucknow on Wednesday night. PTI

Later it was handed over to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Sengar also claimed that her husband was being subject to a media trial, given the investigation was yet to confirm the veracity of the allegation.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday directed the Home Department to ensure that Special Investigation Team (SIT) visits Unnao district today and gives its first report by evening in connection with the custodial death of rape victim's father. The SIT will also probe the criminal record of Atul Senger.

Speaking about her ordeal, the victim said she and her family were threatened after they had filed an FIR.

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The woman alleged that Sengar and his associates raped her. The complaint was lodged by Asha Singh wife of Surendra Singh alias Pappu. This will help in ascertaining the truth and presenting the correct picture.

"Following a request made by the victim's family, I have arranged accommodation for them in Unnao", the District Magistrate told The Indian Express. The narco analysis test is a type of psychological investigation.

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The woman told that after the misdeed she had gone to Delhi to her father.

With the formation of the SIT and the Allahabad High Court taking suo motto cognisance of the matter on Wednesday, problems are becoming acute for the accused MLA and his family.

It was also alleged that the MLA's brother had thrashed the victim's father on April 3 for refusing to withdraw the FIR, but the police charged the father instead and locked him up in the jail.

The father of a teenager who has accused a sitting Bharatiya Janata Party MLA of raping her had 14 injuries on his body, including two recently broken teeth, abrasions on his jaws and a ruptured intestine, according to a postmortem report. The incident triggered a political storm and public outrage in the state.