- Unnao rape case: former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar convicted by Delhi court
Ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar convicted, found guilty of abducting and raping minor in Unnao rape case. The Court stated that the prosecution has successfully proved that the rape survivor was minor and that she was sexually assaulted by Sengar. The trial in the case was held in-camera. The matter would be taken up next on December 19 on the point of sentencing.
The Unnao rape survivor, a minor, was allegedly kidnapped and raped by Sengar between June 11-20, 2017. She was then sold for Rs. 60,000, after which she was recovered at the Maakhi police station.
The survivor was thereafter continuously threatened and warned by the police officials against speaking, as instructed by Sengar.
Unnao Rape Case
June 4, 2017: Victim alleges she was raped in the house of BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar.
June 11, 2017: Girl goes missing, recovered 9 days later.
April 5, 2018: Victim’s father sent to jail.
April 9, 2018: girl’s father dies at the district hospital.
April 12, 2018: UP government hands over the case to CBI.
April 13, 2018: BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar arrested.
August 22, 2018: key witness Yunis dies mysteriously.
July 29, 2019: Victim and lawyer injured in a road accident.