Sitapur, June 5: The BJP Member of Parliament (MP) from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj on Wednesday visited the rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar at Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur Jail. The Bharatiya Janata Party MP said that he came to thank Sengar after 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. "He has been lodged here for a long time, I came to meet him, to thank him after the elections," he said.
Sengar is the main accused of Unnao rape case and booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act). Sengar alleged raped 17-year-old girl, who approached him for asking job in June 2017. On April 2018, he was taken by CBI for questioning. BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj Attacks West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Says ‘She Belongs to Family of Demon Hirankashyap’.
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Sitapur: BJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj visited rape case accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar at Sitapur Jail, today. Sakshi Maharaj says, "He has been lodged here for a long time, I came to meet him, to thank him after the elections." pic.twitter.com/BSISpqgUF0
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Later, he was arrested on orders given by Allahabad High Court. Sengar was booked under four sections of the Indian Penal Code and POCSO Act. The court has set 20 July as the next date of hearing.