UP Court Frames Charges Against 2 Former Ministers Under POCSO Act

UP Courtroom Frames Prices Towards 2 Former Ministers Below POCSO Act(Representational)


A particular court docket in Lucknow on Monday framed prices towards former ministers Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Ram Achal Rajbhar and others in a case registered beneath the POCSO Act and provisions of the IPC.

The case towards them was registered on the Hazratganj police station in July 2016 for allegedly utilizing indecent language towards 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. Apart from the previous ministers, Particular Decide PK Rai additionally framed prices towards three different accused– Mewalal Gautam, Naushad Ali and Athar Rao Singh. The choose mounted 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 towards the duo had been lodged by Swati Singh’s mother-in-law Tetra Devi.

Police had filed a charge-sheet towards the accused beneath sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences Act.

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