Ex-SP Minister Gayatri Prajapati: Gayatri Prajapati, former minister of Samajwadi party government in Uttar Pradesh was arrested on Wednesday in the state capital. His sons were earlier arrested on Tuesday due to sheltering his father.
Ex-SP Minister Gayatri Prajapati: STF had arrested two more assistants in the case
Police were also set to move court on Wednesday to seek permission to attach his properties if the case the leader was not arrested.A Special Task Force had arrested two more accomplices from Noida in connections to this case. In the case, all the nabbed associates of Prajapati have been named as co-accused. Gayatri Prajapati, who was charged with allegedly gangraping a woman and molesting her daughter in 2014 was a powerful minister in Akhilesh Yadav cabinet.
Court had issued order to lodge a FIR against ex-SP Minister Gayatri Prajapati
The Supreme Court had already issued a directive to lodge a FIR against him. He was on the run after since Apex court ordered his arrest. The Court had been issued a non-bailable warrant against him and his passport has also been impounded.
He was contesting assembly elections in UP on Samajwadi Party ticket from Amethi and lost to BJP’s Garima Singh. His candidature had become an embarrassment for the Samajwadi Party which had made an issue in the election campaign by BJP.