Unnao rape: CBI registers 4th case
New Delhi: The CBI has taken over probe in the fourth case related to the alleged kidnapping and gangrape of a minor days after she was raped allegedly by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, officials said on Tuesday.
The case has been registered on the directions of the Allahabad High Court which had strongly criticised the state administration for inaction against the accused in spite of complaints made to the office of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and instructions from it to submit report.
The CBI has already registered three cases-- related to alleged rape of the girl by Sengar on June 4, 2017, allegations of arms act against victim's father and alleged rioting in which her father was killed.
In the fresh FIR, the agency has named Shubham Singh and Awadesh Tiwari as the accused in the case of alleged kidnapping and gangrape of the Unnao girl. Sections related to Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 have also been slapped by the CBI.
In its order, the high court had noted that the case was registered on June 20, 2017 and a charge sheet as also filed by the police.