The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a chargesheet against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar for falsely framing in an arms case the father of the minor girl from Unnao who accused him of rape.
Nine others were named in the CBI chargesheet, including three policemen — then station officer of Makhi police station Ashok Bhaduria, sub-inspector Kamta Prasad Singh and constable Amir Khan.
The MLA’s brother Atul Singh Sengar and their aides Shailendra Singh, Vineet Mishra, Birendra Singh, Ram Sharan Singh and Shashi Pratap Singh have also been named.
The MLA is accused of framing the minor’s father in an Arms Act case in collusion with the local police.
The CBI had on April 12 registered a case regarding the matter under criminal conspiracy and various sections of the Indian Penal Code — 166, 167, 193, 201, 218 — and Section 3/25 of the Arms Act.
The minor girl’s father died during judicial custody in April allegedly of injuries suffered during an assault by the MLA’s brother and his aides. After the assault, he had been arrested by the Unnao police for the illegal possession of arms and sent to judicial custody on the complaint of the MLA’s side.
This is the third chargesheet filed by the CBI in the case and the second against the MLA who was on Wednesday named as an accused in the rape case.
The legislator from Bangermau in Unnao faces charges under Sections 363 ( kidnapping), 366 (abducting and inducing a girl), 376 (punishment for rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code and also relevant sections of the stringent POCSO pertaining to sexual assault.
The CBI on July 7 had named Atul Sengar in the chargesheet in connection with the death of the minor’s father.
The other accused in the alleged murder case are Vineet Mishra, Birendra Singh alias Bauwa, Ram Sharan Singh alias Sonu and Shashi Pratap Singh, all residents of Sarai Thok Makhi in Unnao district. They face charges of murder and criminal intimidation, among others.While the CBI did not name the MLA in the death case of the minor’s father, it said it was investigating his role.
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