India Kathua gangrape: BJP accepts resignation of MLAs who supported the accused

15:35  14 april  2018
15:35  14 april  2018 Source:   indiatoday.in

Unnao gangrape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar detained by CBI for questioning

  Unnao gangrape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar detained by CBI for questioning Unnao gangrape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar detained by CBI for questioningThe lawmaker has been booked under IPC Sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 (abduction of woman), 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) and also under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Under the laws (IPC and CrPC), the police are duty bound to arrest a person who has been charged with rape and a case registered against him. In cases of rape, arrest of the accused is required by law in order to stop him from influencing or threatening the victim.

The case took a communal turn in Kathua , where an outfit called Hindu Ekta Manch was set up by politicians in support of the accused . Among those who backed the Manch were Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga, two BJP ministers in Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s Cabinet.

Kathua Rape Case: Lawyers Prevent Crime Branch From Filing Charge Sheet. ALSO READ: Alleging Rape By BJP MLA , Woman Attempts Suicide In Front Of CM Yogi's Residence In UP. The 16-year-old victim has accused both the Sengar brothers of raping her last year.

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The BJP has accepted the resignation of two Jammu and Kashmir ministers who participated in a rally in support of the accused of Kathua gangrape case.

BJP ministers Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga tendered their resignations yesterday. The BJP will now send the resignations to J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti.

Read: Mufti for speedy trial in Kathua rape case

BJP ministers Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga received flak after they participated in a rally in support of the accused of the Kathua gangrape case. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti spoke to PM Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP chief Amit Shah and party general secretary Ram Madhav yesterday.

No matter how influential Unnao rape accused is, he won’t be spared: Yogi Adityanath

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In a video clip of the rally, protestors can be seen carrying the tricolour and chanting anti-government slogans while marching in support of the accused Deepak Khajuria. Sharma said he heads the Manch in the Hiranagar constituency of Kathua district, which is represented by BJP MLA Kuldeep Raj.

The woman has alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers, and blamed the lawmaker for her father's death. Kathua rape : Lawyers against chargesheet The Congress and CPI(M) condemned the protest by lawyers, who attempted to prevent the police from

Students participate in a candle light procession as they protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, in Jammu. © Reuters Students participate in a candle light procession as they protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, in Jammu.

The chief minister apprised them of the situation and requested them for their intervention to defuse the political crisis brewing in the state over the Kathua rape case.

Following the gangrape and brutal murder of the minor girl from Bakerwal community, the nation witnessed a wide scale protests with the Opposition and several public figures joining the chorus to demand justice.

Eight persons accused in the case have been arrested by a Special Investigation Team formed to probe the incident. The accused include two special police officers (SPO) and a head constable, who has been accused of destroying evidence.


"Far Away From Truth": Police Deny Claims That Kathua Girl Wasn't Raped .
"Far Away From Truth": Police Deny Claims That Kathua Girl Wasn't Raped

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