Above: BJP MLA from Unnao Kuldip Singh Sengar, facing rape charges,arrived at the Chief Ministers office, in Lucknow on Monday/Photo: UNI
The Allahabad High Court bench of Chief Justice D B Bhosale and Justice Sunit Kumar will pronounce its verdict at 2pm today on the infamous Unnao rape case in which the BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar is prime accused. The bench yesterday had reserved its verdict after completing the proceedings.
On Friday, Sengar was arrested by the CBI for questioning related to the rape case. An FIR was lodged against Sengar on Thursday under sections 363, 366, 376, 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and the case was handed over to the CBI.
Atul Singh Sengar, brother of accused MLA was also arrested in the same case under various IPC sections including 302 (murder) for killing of the father of rape accused in police custody.
—India Legal Bureau