India’s Central Bureau of Investigation has charged Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a Uttar Pradesh state lawmaker from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, with the 2017 rape of a 16-year-old girl. Photo: Reuters

Indian politician in Narendra Modi’s party ‘raped girl, 16’ – but police ‘only acted after her dad was beaten to death in custody and she threatened to burn herself’

Police had refused to take action when the victim’s family reported the rape. Her father, who kept pursuing her case, was detained by police and severely beaten. He later died from his injuries

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India’s Central Bureau of Investigation has charged Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a Uttar Pradesh state lawmaker from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, with the 2017 rape of a 16-year-old girl. Photo: Reuters
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