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BJP MLA, Six Others Booked For Rape In UP District

Bhadohi (UP): An FIR has been lodged against BJP MLA Ravindra Nath Tripathi and six others in Bhadohi on Wednesday for allegedly raping a woman repeatedly for a month in 2017.

The woman, 40, had lodged a complaint on February 10.

The complainant had alleged that in 2017, Tripathi and his six accomplices kept her at a hotel for a month and repeatedly raped her.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Ram Badan Singh said that the woman also claimed that she got pregnant and was forced to undergo abortion.

A probe in this regard was handed over to Assistant Superintendent of Police (SP) Ravindra Verma and the FIR was registered after he submitted his report.

The SP said that the woman’s statement will be recorded before a magistrate and further action will be taken in the matter as per law.


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