Madhya Pradesh: Woman gang-raped, BJP man amongst accused, get together sacks him


A 20-year-old lady was gang-raped allegedly by 4 individuals, together with a BJP functionary, in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol district, police stated on Sunday.

The ruling get together later within the night issued a press release that the accused office-bearer had been faraway from its main membership.

She was kidnapped in a four-wheeler, compelled to drink liquor in a farmhouse in Gadaghat space underneath Jaitpur police station limits after which gang-raped on February 18 and 19, stated Shahdol Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mukesh Vaish.

“On February 20, the four accused dumped her in front of her house. She filed a police complaint on Sunday. The victim was first taken to Jaitpur health centre and then shifted to the district hospital for treatment,” he added.

Soon after information broke out that the title of BJP Jaitpur mandal chief Vijay Tripathi figured within the FIR as one of many accused, the BJP issued a launch informing that he had been thrown out of the get together.

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Shahdol district BJP president Kamal Pratap Singh has sacked Vijay Tripathi from Jaitpur mandal president’s publish, and first membership of the get together after his title figured within the gang-rape case, the discharge stated.

“The BJP has no place for such workers involved in heinous crimes. The BJP strongly deplores such a character and crime. Thus, taking disciplinary action, it sacks Vijay Tripathi from the post of Jaitpur BJP president and membership,” the assertion additional learn.

Efforts are underway to nab the 4 accused, stated the Additional SP.