The Central Bureau of Investigation has framed rape and homicide charges towards Kuldeep Singh Sengar but the lawmaker from Unnao has still found a place on a commercial the ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh delivered out on Thursday in nearby Hindi newspapers.
The commercial, on the event of Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan, featured the jailed MLA from Bangermau in conjunction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, birthday celebration countrywide president Amit Shah, leader minister Yogi Adityanath and others.
The BJP has expelled Sengar but the kingdom celebration leadership has no longer yet written to Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit to disqualify the MLA.
A senior BJP leader on Saturday informed The Telegraph in Lucknow the party “wouldn’t wilderness Sengar until he is said guilty”.
“He is a popular leader of the Thakur (Rajput) caste and (has been) very green in mobilizing his caste men at some stage in elections. Maybe he is simplest an MLA but he helped us win the Unnao and Kanpur Lok Sabha seats. We will discard Sengar when the court offers a verdict against him,” the chief, a minister in the Adityanath authorities, said.
If Sengar is convicted, he might be routinely disqualified as an MLA.
Sengar and his brother Atul Singh are in jail on the rate of gang-raping a minor female in June 2017 and conspiring to kill the sufferer’s father in Unnao jail after framing him in a false case below the Arms Act on April 2018.
With a dozen grievous accidents on his body, the victim’s father had died of septicemia in jail.
While in jail, Sengar changed into booked last month for conspiring to kill his sufferer while she becomes returning to her village in Unnao from Rae Bareli. The lawmaker’s 2d brother, Manoj Singh, is a co-accused inside the case wherein a truck had rammed into the sufferer’s car, killing two of her aunts.
Critically injured inside the coincidence, she and her lawyer are beneath treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Sengar become suspended and later expelled from the celebration after the July 28 street twist of fate, which the CBI has stated in its facts as “planned”.
Anuj Kumar Dixit, Unnao’s Ugu Nagar panchayat chairman who had launched the commercial, justified the choice to function Sengar during a communique with newshounds, announcing Sengar was still an MLA.
“We ought to place up his pix in commercials of the region until he’s our MLA. There is not anything incorrect in it,” Dixit stated, confirming that the price for the space inside the newspapers might be crafted from the country authorities’ fund.
Sengar’s wife Sangeeta Singh, chairperson of the Zila panchayat, and country celebration president Swatantra Dev Singh additionally featured on the commercial.
Sakshi Maharaj, Unnao MP, who had met Sengar in prison to thank him after his victory within the Lok Sabha elections, also expressed his sympathy for the MLA.