A particular court docket in Lucknow on Monday framed expenses in opposition to former ministers Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Ram Achal Rajbhar and others in a case registered below the POCSO Act and provisions of the IPC.
The case in opposition to them was registered on the Hazratganj police station in July 2016 for allegedly utilizing indecent language in opposition to the daughter and mother-in-law of present Uttar Pradesh minister Swati Singh.
Mr Singh’s husband Daya Shankar Singh is a senior BJP chief within the state. Moreover the previous ministers, Particular Choose PK Rai additionally framed expenses in opposition to three different accused– Mewalal Gautam, Naushad Ali and Athar Rao Singh. The decide fastened March 20 because the date of listening to.
Siddiqui, presently a Congress chief, had misplaced his seat as a BSP MLC final 12 months for defecting to the Congress over three years in the past. Mr Rajbhar is a senior BSP chief.
The case in opposition to the duo had been lodged by Swati Singh’s mother-in-law Tetra Devi.
Police had filed a charge-sheet in opposition to the accused below sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences Act.
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