Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj on Wednesday visited rape accused party MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, lodged at Sitapur jail, to “thank him” after the Lok Sabha election.
“He has been lodged here for a long time, I came to meet him, to thank him after the elections,” Sakshi Maharaj told the reporters there.
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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In their report, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had found Sengar guilty of rape.
On the 4th of June 2017, the victim, a minor girl from Unnao was lured to the MLA’s house by the MLA’s female accomplice Shashi Singh under the pretext of a job. There she was raped and threatened not to speak about the attack.
On the 11th of June, the girl was abducted by three people and repeatedly gang-raped in an SUV by three people.