Five accused, including a former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mahila Morcha leader, were arrested in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan in connection with alleged rape case.
The report said that the arrests were made based on a complaint lodged by the victim on 22 September.
Those arrested are also accused of running a sex racket. Om Prakash Solanki, SP of Sawai Madhopur told that all alleged sexual assaults, as per the preliminary probe, took place “between October 2019 and May 2020”.
“The FIR has named former BJP Mahila Morcha district chief Sunita Verma, her associate Heera Lal and Punam Chaudhury who is linked to Congress,” OP Solanki, SP of Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan told ANI.
“The arrested people include former BJP Mahila Morcha district chief Smita Verma & two govt employees. The victim has alleged rape over 8 times at different locations,” he further added.
The FIR has named former BJP Mahila Morcha district chief Sunita Verma*, her associate Heera Lal and Punam Chaudhury who is linked to Congress: OP Solanki, SP of Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan https://t.co/Qu2Jb1CdIn— ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2020
The alleged rape case in Sawai Madhopur is reported amid the nationwide outrage over the alleged gang-rape and brutal murder of a Dalit teen in Hathras in Uttar Pradesh.
Not only this, the victim of Hathras was brutally beaten up by the accused, who died on Tuesday in Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital.
After Hathras case, another Dalit woman gang-raped in the Gainsari area of the Balrampur district.