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Gayatri Prajapati Live: No Relief for him, SC Says Let Law Take Its Course

News18.com | March 6, 2017, 5:16 PM IST
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UP Minister Gayatri Prajapati - who is absconding in a rape case - has approached the Supreme Court seeking protection from the arrest and recall of its earlier order. He cited reason that he is always available to be examined by the state police. The last time Prajapati was seen in public was on February 27. He is accused of raping a woman and molesting her minor daughter in 2014. UP, DGP, Javeed Ahmad, said, "He will be arrested soon."

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Mar 6, 2017 5:16 pm (IST)

Campaign for Uttar Pradesh Assembly election ends today, last phase voting to take place on March 8

Mar 6, 2017 2:01 pm (IST)

Gayatri Prajapati will be arrested soon. All the concerned police departments and Special Task Force officers working hard on the case, Says Daljeet Chaudhary, ADG, Law & Order

Mar 6, 2017 1:35 pm (IST)

The Supreme Court it didn’t give any respite to Gayatri Prajapati. We welcome the decision taken by the apex court. We are very much confident on the law of the land. The truth is with the victim: Mehmood Paracha (Advocate for Victim) 

Mar 6, 2017 11:44 am (IST)

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Mar 6, 2017 11:34 am (IST)

No relief for Gayatri Prajapati. Supreme Court says that the law should take its course if there is a NBW against him. The apex court asked him to approach concerned court.

Mar 6, 2017 11:04 am (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi too had raised Prajapati issue, saying at an election rally that the Supreme Court had to intervene to get the minister booked in an alleged rape case.

Mar 6, 2017 11:04 am (IST)

Prajapati, who is contesting as an SP candidate from Amethi constituency, where polls are over, has denied the charges terming it a "political conspiracy of BJP" and said "he did not know the victim".

Mar 6, 2017 11:04 am (IST)

Prajapati had been sacked by the chief minister in 2016 during the family feud with his father Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uncle Shivpal Yadav but was later reinstated in the council of ministers.

Mar 6, 2017 11:04 am (IST)

Gayatri is facing imminent arrest following an FIR lodged against him and six of his accomplices on the apex court order at Gautampalli police station in the capital on February 18 under various sections of the IPC and POCSO Act.

Mar 6, 2017 11:03 am (IST)

Gayatri Prajapati case came at the time of elections and so it came into spotlight. There are such cases in every district of UP, but no one files any case against these Samajwadis anywhere: BJP National President Amit Shah

Mar 6, 2017 11:03 am (IST)

He is a ‘bhagoda’ (absconder) and we are hopeful that he will be arrested soon. Our officers are trying their best to track him. We got some leads and I cannot say much as this could hamper our investigation: UP, DGP, Javeed Ahmad

Mar 6, 2017 11:03 am (IST)

Acting on the Supreme Court orders, the Uttar Pradesh police today searched the official residence of Prajapati, facing probe for his alleged role in a rape case.

Mar 6, 2017 11:03 am (IST)

It is true that he moved the Supreme Court for relief. I have not met him and no idea about his whereabouts. All allegations against him are politically motivated: Prajapati’s lawyer Jai Bansal

Mar 6, 2017 11:03 am (IST)

The last time Prajapati was seen in public was on February 27, 2017. He is accused of raping a woman and molesting her minor daughter in 2014. The alleged offence was repeated till July 2016.

Mar 6, 2017 11:01 am (IST)

Rape accused and UP Minister Gayatri Prajapati approached Supreme Court for relief from his arrest. He cited reason that he is always available to be examined by the state police especially when the state polls are underway.

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