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Woman who accused SP MLA of rape found murdered

Lucknow, Feb 13 (PTI): A 22-year-old woman, who had accused Samajwadi Party MLA Arun Verma of raping her along with some other youth in 2013, was found murdered near her house in Sultanpur, police said today.

The body of the woman, who was missing since Saturday, was found yesterday near a primary school in Jaisinghpur, they said. An FIR has been registered in this regard.Police said the injury mark around her neck suggested that she was strangled to death. The body has been sent for postmortem to ascertain the cause of death.

The woman had alleged that the local MLA, who is also the SP's Sultanpur candidate for the February 27 polls, and some others had gangraped her in September 2013.

At one stage, the woman had withdrawn her allegation and some local youths were charge sheeted in the police investigation. The trial in the case is still continuing.Police is probing the matter and going through call records of the woman.

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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Katapadi/Frazer Town,Bangaluru

    Tue, Feb 14 2017

    During elections,all these master mind incidents do happen to tarnish the popularity of the party and poll less.The facts will be only known on investigation

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  • Rita, Germany

    Tue, Feb 14 2017

    How sad.It shows women have no safety,are not respected,whatever it costs,politicians too are in the same catagory.They dont hesitate when some problem is on the way ,to wipe off.Important is politic,name, position .Gang rape ,now murder.Does really God will forgive such people or punish in this world it self?

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  • Peter, KSA

    Tue, Feb 14 2017

    This has happened during election time. Who will be the beneficiary. Certainly not SP. Give some work to your brain and you will understand who is behind this murder. India is heading towards darkness under power hungry thugs who have massacred thousands of innocents in the name of religion.

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  • G R PRABHUJI, Mangalore

    Mon, Feb 13 2017

    BJP want to win in UP by hook or crook. At cost of any person. This is a political murder. No doubt.

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  • Langoolacharya., Belman/Wash DC.

    Mon, Feb 13 2017

    SP and BSP is full of Criminals same with CONgress and BJPeee...these politicians have no shame or fear of anything...animals are much better than these thugs.....

    Those who vote for these parties are worse than these thugs themselves....


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  • Allen, Mangaluru

    Mon, Feb 13 2017

    These days only shady characters and criminals join politics and decent people stay far away from it.

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  • Well wisher, Mangalore, India

    Mon, Feb 13 2017

    Chameleons changing colors nowadays.

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