Lucknow, (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Apr 15 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court on Sunday sent BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar’s woman aide Shashi Singh to a four-day police custody in connection with the Unnao rape case.

Shashi Singh, who allegedly took the victim to Sengar on the day of crime, has been remanded to policy custody till April 19.

She was detained by the police authorities yesterday.

Earlier on April 13, the CBI arrested Sengar on the charges of raping a minor last year. He was later sent to a seven-day CBI custody.

An FIR was lodged against the BJP MLA on Thursday under sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 (abduction of woman), 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The victim’s family had also alleged that the accused MLA’s brother, Atul Singh Sengar, along with his companions also raped the girl and thrashed the victim’s father on April 3 for refusing to withdraw the FIR over the same. The father of the victim later died in judicial custody. (ANI)

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