GORAKHPUR Former BJP minority cell in-charge of Maharajganj district, Rahi Masoom Raza, who’s accused of the rape of a dalit woman and homicide of her father, was arrested by Maharajganj police from Sunauli border on Saturday night.
Raza was launched from Kotwali police station on September 6 on a private bond after the sufferer retracted her earlier allegations of rape and thrashing of her father which led to his demise on August 31, three days after the incident of rape that befell on August 28.
The woman, her sister and deceased father have been tenants in the home of the previous BJP leader. Taking a critical observe of negligence of police personnel, SP Maharajganj had suspended 5 cops and hooked up 14 others to district police traces on September 9 for his or her alleged mishandling of the case.
SP Dr Kaustubh had constituted 15 groups for the arrest of the accused and a discover for the demolition of his home was additionally pasted on Thursday. Fearing stringent motion by the police power, his tenants had vacated the home.
Rahi Masum Raza who posed as a lawyer, just isn’t a member of the Civil Court docket Bar Affiliation, Maharajganj as he had no registration as lawyer in Bar Council that was confirmed by district unit president of the affiliation Dharmendra Tripathi.
Further superintendent of police Atish Kumar Singh confirmed that the accused had taken shelter someplace in Nepal and he was arrested whereas attempting to enter India at Sunauli border. He mentioned that although the accused was launched on private bond, the case towards him was not withdrawn and investigation was happening.
In the meantime, addition district Justice of the Peace Maharajganj, Pankaj Kumar mentioned the district authorities had organized an outsourced job within the municipality for the sufferer woman.