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CBI arrests woman who allegedly lured Unnao rape victim to meet MLA Sengar

The CBI made its second arrest in the Unnao rape case, taking into custody Shashi Singh based on the complaint by the victim’s mother.

india Updated: Apr 14, 2018 22:32 IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
Unnao rape case,Unnao,Kuldeep Singh Sengar
People carry placards demanding justice in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Ahmedabad on April 13, 2018. (Reuters )

The CBI on Saturday made a second arrest in the Unnao rape case as it took into custody Shashi Singh, the woman who allegedly took the victim to the accused, BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, on the day of crime.

The victim’s mother has alleged in the complaint given to the UP Police, which is now part of the CBI FIR, that the woman lured her daughter to the MLA after which he raped her.

She has also alleged that while the MLA was raping her daughter, Shashi Singh stood outside the room as a guard.

The agency arrested Sengar, the prime accused in the case, last night after 16 hours of questioning at its office in Lucknow.

The CBI has taken over the investigation in the three cases related to the alleged rape of the 17-year-old girl by Sengar.

(This story has not been modified from its original version.)

First Published: Apr 14, 2018 20:16 IST