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Unnao rape case: Charges framed against Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accomplice Shashi Singh

The court has framed charges under Sections 120 b (criminal conspiracy), 363 (kidnapping), 366 (kidnapping or inducing a woman to compel for marriage), 376 (rape) and other relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 09, 2019 12:43 IST
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Charges framed against Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Unnao rape case

Charges were framed against expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar by a Delhi court, for allegedly raping a minor in Unnao in 2017. Charges were also framed against Sengar's accomplice Shashi Singh, for allegedly kidnapping the minor girl, who is presently admitted in AIIMS, Delhi.

The court has framed charges under Sections 120 b (criminal conspiracy), 363 (kidnapping), 366 (kidnapping or inducing a woman to compel for marriage), 376 (rape) and other relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The CBI had on Thursday told the court that Sengar and his brother assaulted the father of the girl and framed him in an Arms Act case, in collusion with three state police officials and five others.

The agency had submitted that the MLA and his "accomplices" got lodged an FIR, accusing the rape survivor's father of possessing a country-made pistol and four live cartridges.

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