Govt adopted zero tolerance policy in Unnao gangrape case: CM Yogi

The remarks by Yogi Adityanath comes two days after a senior BJP leader in UP claimed that he had decided to arrest Sengar but changed his decision after the intervention of a ‘prominent person

Govt adopted zero tolerance policy in Unnao gangrape case: CM Yogi

The victim later told media persons that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Thursday statement that the guilty will be brought to book was very reassuring and that she now hoped that justice will be done in her case.

The process of recommending a CBI inquiry was promptly completed, the central probe agency had already taken over the case and detained the accused MLA for questioning, he pointed out. Senior party leader and former state minister IP Singh had claimed: "Yogi Adityanath had taken the decision to arrest Kuldeep Sengar".

The Lok Gathbandhan Party (LGP) on Friday said the Unnao rape case involving BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger, has badly exposed declining law and order situation in the state. "The commission will cater to those who have been left deprived (of the benefits of government schemes) due to conspiracy", said the chief minister at a function where he was conferred with "Dalit Mitra" (Friend of Dalit) award by Ambedkar Mahasabha. The Chief Minister had also made a decision to expel two MLAs from Unnao. "In spite of the SIT report, you are repeating that you can only take any action after further investigation", the court said. But he got a call from a prominent person and the decision got deferred.

Sengar was asked to join the investigation when he was about to leave for Varanasi.

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3 FIRs have been filed in the rape case, in the 1 FIR Sengar has been accused in the rape case.

Her father was held by the UP police later that day. On April 9, he died in hospital.

An FIR was lodged against the BJP MLA on April 12 under sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 (abduction of woman), 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and the case was handed over to the CBI.

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