‘CBI deliberately did not link Sengar to murder’

first_imgThe counsel for the Unnao rape survivor told a court here on Saturday that the Central Bureau of Investigation had “deliberately” not named expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brother as accused in the murder case of the woman’s father.The submissions were made before District Judge Dharmesh Sharma, who held a special hearing on a court holiday with the Delhi High Court’s permission to comply with the Supreme Court’s 45-day deadline to conclude the trial.Appearing for the CBI, Senior Public Prosecutor Ashok Bhartendu denied the allegation and said the investigation officer (IO) had collected the evidence in all “fairness” and there was no “mala fide” intention on his part.The court reserved its order on framing of charges for August 13 in the case of alleged assault and framing of the rape survivor’s father in an Arms Act case in 2018.last_img

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