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Bihar legislator refused anticipatory bail in rape case

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Feb 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Pat, Feb 20: A Bihar court on Saturday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Rajballabh Yadav, a legislator of the ruling RJD who is accused of raping a minor girl, a government lawyer said.

The district civil court in Biharsharif, the headquarters of landa, rejected the legislator’s anticipatory bail plea after hearing both sides in the case. Police have been raiding different places to arrest Rajballabh Yadav, who is still absconding after a warrant of arrest was issued after the girl from landa district filed an FIR against him. The Rashtriya Jata Dal (RJD) last week suspended Rajballabh Yadav, the legislator from wada assembly constituency. Police said the charges against Yadav were found to be true during their prelimiry investigation. According to the police complaint, a woman med Sulekha Devi took the girl to an undisclosed location in landa on February 6 and forced her to drink liquor. She was then raped by a man, later identified as Yadav. After she was raped, the girl said the woman gave her Rs.30,000. (IANS)

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