The agency arrested Sengar, the prime accused in the case, last night after 16 hours of questioning at its office in Lucknow.
On Friday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Sengar, who was later sent to a seven-day CBI custody on Saturday in connection with the case. The victim's father died on April 9 due to multiple injuries.
Indian police have made another arrest after the alleged rape of a teenager by a ruling party politician sparked protests across the country, federal investigators said today. A group of lawyers also tried to stop the police from filing a charge sheet against the accused.
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A former law officer said he did not recall any other advocate general of the state being rebuked by the Court in this manner.
Meanwhile, the Samajwadi Party claims the purported audio clip brings to fore the modus operandi used by the BJP government to deal with criminals across the state.
Chief minister Adityanath had recently said the police had carried out 1,142 encounters during his one year in power, killing 34 criminals and putting behind bars 2,744 history-sheeters.
The uncle of Unnao rape case's victim on Sunday alleged that the goons of. And to prove his point, he started his tenure with creation of "anti-Romeo squads", which ended up only harassing young boys and girls sitting together in public places. The 17-year-old's mother, who is the complainant in the case, has alleged that Shashi was present in the courtyard of the house when the MLA raped her daughter. She also thanked media for taking up her battle that so far was a "lonely and losing battle". Eventually, what shook the government out of its wits was the intervention of the high court, which came to the rescue of the hapless gang-rape victim.